Security agencies working to avert future attacks in schools,says IGP

IGPnew 600(Press Release) The Inspector-General of Police, IGP MD Abubakar has assured that the security agencies in the country are working together towards ensuring the safety and security of students and academic institutions across the country. The IGP who gave this assurance Tuesday, 4th February, 2014 at the Force Headquarters, Abuja when the staff and students of Pacesetters’ College, Gwarinpa, Abuja paid an Excursion Visit to the Force Headquarters, Abuja, noted that following the concern and directive of President Goodluck Jonathan, GCFR, all the security agencies, are doing everything humanly possible to ensure that no child, student and their teachers are attacked again anywhere in the country.

The IGP who requested for the observance of a one minute silence in honour of the students who were recently murdered in Yobe State by criminal elements stated that both overt and covert deployment of operatives into schools are being increased while the security agencies are also working with local communities to improve security in and around schools.

While underscoring the importance of education in society, the IGP emphasized that it is the only worthwhile legacy any parent or guardian can bequeath to a child or ward as he noted with pride the giant efforts his administration is making towards ensuring that the Force is manned by the best hands and called on the students to consider the Nigeria Police as a
viable career option.

Also in attendance during the meeting were Senior Police Officers, the Staff and Students of Pacesetters’ College, Gwarinpa led by Mr. Raphael Adenoye and members of the

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