November 28, 2022



FCT Police commences SPY plate quantity ban enforcement

Following the ban  on the issuance and use of Supernumerary (SPY) plate numbers and  nationwide directive for the confiscation of identical by the Inspector Normal of Police, IGP Usman Baba, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has commenced full-fledged enforcement train.

Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Josephine Adeh, in a press assertion, Thursday in Abuja, stated: “The command  underneath the management of the Commissioner of Police, CP Babaji Sunday, in immediate compliance to the above took to the streets of the FCT right now, Thursday June 14, 2022, for a full-fledged enforcement train; the very first until additional discover.”

In keeping with the spokesperson, “The CP whereas briefing the officers and males earlier than the enforcement deemed it noteworthy for the officers on task and by extension the members of the general public by means of the press that the ban was pronounced following statement and public outcry concerning the charge at which bearers of this numbers violate visitors guidelines, abuse guidelines guiding its utilization and misuse privilege connected to the quantity.

“He additionally reiterated that the measure is to along with the already present strong safety structure additional curb crime and criminality in its varied kinds.”

She additional acknowledged that, “Within the gentle of the above, the CP whereas reassuring residents of the Command’s resolute dedication to bringing crime and criminality to the barest minimal, charged the officers and males on the train to discharge their duties with the utmost regard for elementary human rights and in keeping with world greatest practices.

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“He additionally enjoined residents to embrace the event and cooperate with the Police. The officers on obligation have been additionally directed to solely make sure the confiscation of plate numbers with out arresting the driving force besides on another logical floor that is likely to be found in the midst of executing the train.”

In the meantime, to enhance the above measures, residents of the FCT are urged to stay vigilant, and report any suspicious or irregular incidence to the Police by means of the next emergency strains: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, whereas the Public Grievance Bureau (PCB) desk, could possibly be reached on: 0902 222 2352.