SWAT Operatives Deployed with immediate effect
Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has issued a directive to the 17 Assistant Inspector Generals of Police across the country to deploy all the recently trained members of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team, SWAT, for routine operations.
The order was contained in a message which was also directed to Commissioners of Police across the country including the FCT.
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According to senior police sources, the patrols by the SWAT team is part of measures being put in place to combat insecurity within the country.
The IGP further noted that the deployment of the personnel should be done with immediate effect pending mobilization and kitting for primary operations.