Yuletide: Police vow to deal with hoodlums, thugs in Bauchi

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The Police in Bauchi have restated readiness to provide adequate security to maintain law and order during the Yuletide in the state.

The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) in the state, SP Ahmad Wakil said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Bauchi on Wednesday.

He said the command would not condone hoodlums and thugs, warning that it would deal with acts capable of disrupting relative peace during the festive period in the state.

Wakil said the command is poised to protect lives and property not only during the festive period but also beyond.

“The police made adequate security arrangements to ensure peaceful celebrations.

“W are prepared and ready to deal with hoodlums, political thugs and other disgruntled elements that may attempt to cause breakdown of law and order before, during and after the festive period,” he said.

He said the Commissioner of Police, Aminu Alhassan has ordered deployment of adequate personnel comprising conventional police, tactical teams and logistics to ensure effective security across the state.

The commissioner, he said, instructed the personnel to be civil and firm while discharging their constitutional mandate.

He urged the people of the state to support the police and provide credible intelligence on suspicious persons and activities to security agencies.

“Members of the public can also reach the command through its emergency phone numbers: 08151849417 and 09048226246. (NAN)

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