FCT Police Restrict Movement Over Abuja Area Council Elections


Following credible intelligence, the FCT Police Command on Friday night imposed a restriction of movement in Abuja metropolis.

The police in a statement on Friday stated that it was in the best interest of the territory to restore the restrictions earlier pronounced.

A statement by the Public Relations Officer said, “The water-tight security arrangement will enable eligible voters to exercise their civic responsibility,

Consequently, the restrictions commences from 8 am – 3 pm of 12th February 2022, exempting those on essential services, participants and key players in the already scheduled WAEC examinations.

The Commissioner of Police FCT Police Command CP Babaji Sunday psc, while assuring the members of the public of the Command’s commitment towards ensuring a safe environment before, during and after the election.”


The Police boss charged residents to exercise their voting rights without the fear of molestation or harassment of any kind, from any quarters.

The CP also calls on residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the Police through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.



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