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Police Intercept Explosive Materials in Abuja, Reassure Residents of Adequate Safety

The Nigeria Police Forceh have recovered explosive materials within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

Following the recovery, the FCT Police Command reiterated the commitment and preparedness of its officers and men to provide adequate security for residents of the Federal Capital Territory.

While calling for calm, in a statement signed DSP Anjuguri Manzah
Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Anjuguri Manzah, on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, FCT Police Command, the Police authorities disclosed that the Command has commenced “discreet investigation into the explosive materials use for quarry, mining and rock blasting intercepted on Wednesday by a joint team of police operatives from the Command Explosive Ordinance Disposal unit and Nyanya Police Division at the Baba Nagode Motor Park in Nyanya.”

The statement added that “As part of the investigation process, one Hamisu Abah, Suleiman Hammeed, Onuh Sunday and Agwan Bulus have been arrested in connection with the unauthorized movement of the material.

“The suspects have been transferred to the Command Criminal Investigation Department for discreet investigationl.”

Meanwhile, members of the public were encouraged to go about their lawful activities as adequate security measures have been put in place by the Command to protect lives and property in FCT.

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