– Police IG assured Nigerians of safe and secured FCT
– He said FCT Police Command has a robust anti-crime architecture
– All law abiding citizens and visitors alike to go about their lawful endeavours without any fear or apprehension.
The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu has assured Nigerians that the nation’s capital, Abuja was safe and secure.
This is coming as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command yesterday confirmed the release of Miss Aisha Ardo, the kidnapped daughter of a cousin to former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, Dr. Umar Ardo.
Ekohotblog garnered that the 24 year old Aisha was whisked away by the kidnappers about 7.45 p.m. in front of Blinkers Shopping Mall at Kwame Nkrumah Crescent, Asokoro on Saturday evening, prompting the FCT Police Command to launch a manhunt for her abductors.
Aisha’s father, Ardo, a PDP chieftain also confirmed the release of his daughter to the police authorities in Abuja yesterday.
He said she was released on Sunday around 11p.m, adding that she had rejoined her family at home.
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Meanwhile, the IG said the nation’s capital remained safe and secure.He said that FCT Police Command has a robust anti-crime architecture, which is continually rearranged to effectively tackle prevailing and emerging crimes.
“While observing that, like other climes across the world, the country has its security challenges, the IG, however, notes that a comprehensive analysis of crime statistics on major cities across the world would reveal that Abuja has one of the lowest crime rates and remains indisputably one of the safest capital cities in the world,” he said in statement signed by Force PRO, Frank Mba.
He, however, charged all law abiding citizens and visitors alike to go about their lawful endeavours without any fear or apprehension.