Anxiety over police reinforcement at NNPC Towers

NNPC-towers 600There was anxiety in Abuja Tuesday morning over what eyewitnesses said was heavy police reinforcement at NNPC Towers in Abuja.

In fact, the police presence raised fears of a bomb scare at the premises.But an official who spoke with Newsdiaryonline dismissed the bomb scare tale.

“It is not bomb scare as such” the official said.He confirmed that there was indeed heavy police presence.

According to the official, security was tightened actually as a pre emptive measure because there were reports that a group was planning to stage a protest.
The police reinforcement was embarked upon to ensure that the protesters were unable to come near NNPC, the official told Newsdiaryonline

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