Adamawa Police Command Deploys Personnel Ahead Of NLC Protest

The Adamawa State Police Command has deployed officers and men to ensure safety of lives during the protest planned by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC.

The Command which announced this on Monday, cautioned members of the public against violent activities.

“Ahead of the planned nationwide protest, the Adamawa State Police Command has deployed a high visibility police patrol to major areas, including government installations, private/public warehouses, hospitals, schools, markets, residential areas, among others,” the Command said in a statement signed by its Public Relations Officer, SP Suleiman Nguroje.

The Command said the measure is a bid to reassure citizens of its commitment towards ensuring their safety during the nationwide protests scheduled for 27th and 28th February 2024.

“The Command has taken into account that every citizen has constitutional rights to peaceful protest. However, the protesters are strongly warned to ensure all processions are conducted within the context of the law, as the Command will exercise its full legal powers to ensure no one’s rights are violated,” the statement added.

It stressed that the state Commissioner of Police, CP Dankombo Morris, has deployed operational and manpower assets to adequately ensure a hitch-free conduct of the procession across the state.

“The Command, in collaboration with sister security agencies in the state, will not hesitate to halt any individual or groups that may willfully hide behind these peaceful protests to cause a breakdown of law and order in the state,” the statement stressed.