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Police Clamp Down On Illegal Use Of Sirens

Posted: Sep 8, 2015 at 4:55 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

igeria Police orce said in Abuja on Tuesday that it would arrest any person not listed among persons authourised to use sirens in the country.

The Federal Government had in 2012 listed the persons entitled to use sirens, including the President, Vice President, Senate President, Speaker, their deputies, state governors and service chiefs.

Others are the Inspector-General of Police, General Officers Commanding, Deputy Inspectors-General of Police (DIGs), Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs), as well as Commissioners of Police.

Police Public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole, acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the police “will still go by the Federal Government circular in implementing the directive.”

She stated that the frequency of the use of sirens in the country had reduced because of the efforts of the police.

Kolawole warned that the police would not hesitate to arrest any unauthourised persons found using the siren.

“The police will not relent in their effort to carry out their duty.

“This current police administration will not condone any act of public disorder,” she said.