Following the outbreak of a civil unrest at Building Material market , Dei Dei area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) at about 11:30 am today 18th of May 2022, FCT Police Command has said comprehensive deployment of tactical and intelligence assets of the Command led by the Commissioner of Police CP Babaji Sunday was drifted swiftly to the scene to ensure that the unrest is being nipped in the board and managed, forestalling the destruction of private and government infrastructures, loss of lives and properties and to restore normalcy to the situation.
The command in a concerted effort with other State apparatus upon arrival at the scene, managed the uproar preventing further disintegration of law and Order.
Meanwhile, Police monitoring and surveillance had been put in place to ascertain the cause of the outbreak of violence, sustain the relative peace restored, and affirm the resultant level of damage. Police assured that their findings will be communicated in due time to the public.
“Furthermore, members of the public are urged to shun participating in the promulgation of unverified news about the incident capable of reigniting the extinguished flame of violence. Residents are enjoined to desist from any form of violence and disobedience to law and order but to rather remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the Police through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, While the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, could be reached on: 0902 222 2352” FCT Police Command added.