The Inspector General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu has stated unequivocally that the Federal Capital Territory was safe, secure and not under any form of siege.
This assertion came against the backdrop of recent speculations in some sections of the media, particularly the Social Media, of an upsurge in crime rate within and around the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
While observing that, like other climes across the World, the country has its security challenges, the IGP however noted that a comprehensive analysis of crime statistics on major cities across the world would reveal that Abuja has one of the lowest crime rates and remains indisputably one of the safest capital cities in the world.
The IGP further observed that the Federal Capital Territory Police Command has a robust anti-crime architecture which was continually rejigged to effectively tackle prevailing and emerging crimes.
He however enjoined all law-abiding citizens and visitors alike to go about their lawful endeavours without any fear or apprehension.