By Joy Baba
As the Nigerian workers join their counterparts worldwide to mark the International Workers’ Day celebration, the Inspector-General of Police, (IGP) Mohammed Abubakar has assured them of adequate security during the occasion and beyond.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Frank Mbah yesterday in Abuja.
The statement said the IGP noted that the Force will leave no stone unturned in ensuring the safety and security of Nigerian workers, as they participate in all lined-up May Day activities nationwide.
Mbah further said the IGP has ordered all Police Commands to put in place robust security measures aimed at ensuring a hitch-free event.
“The IGP, while congratulating the workers, also charges them to conduct themselves peacefully and ensure that they do not play into the hands of unpatriotic elements who may want to seize the occasion to foment trouble.
“He further enjoins the workers taking part in the numerous events slated for the occasion to be vigilant at all the venues and to report any unusual or suspicious activities to the Police or other law enforcement agencies” the statement also said.