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Security beefed up in the Abuja ahead of inauguration

security chies. Credit: Radio Nigeria

Ahead of the inauguration of the President-elect, Bola Tinubu on May 29, security has been beefed up in Abuja with troops of the Guards Brigade and Army headquarters Garrison deployed to all exits and entry points into the Federal Capital Territory.

At the Giri-Gwagwalada-Kwali-Abaji axis, the Zuba-Suleija-Madalla axis, the Kubwa-Bwari axis as well as the Nyanya-Mararaba-Keffi axis gun trucks, armoured personnel carriers and other equipment are already stationed.

Meanwhile, in the inner city, joint military, police and other security agencies patrol teams have been patrolling, raiding black spots, and suspected drug joints and apprehending suspected hoodlums, touts and miscreants.

Scores of Okada motorcycles have been seized, as these are banned in the city.

The military in some instances is seen patrolling the city in gun trucks, moving around with well-armed soldiers observing activities in strategic areas.

In the city Centre and outskirts o the Abuja metropolis, Police deployments could be seen in stationed at strategic positions with patrol vehicles while the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps personnel are also visible at certain places also supporting the police in the deployments.

All the security arrangement is not just for a safe handover on May 29, but also to keep at bay those trying to cause chaos based on security intel.



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