The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, has said that Abuja, the Nigerian Federal Capital Territory is safe, secure and not under any form of siege.
Juliets Corner understands that the Police IGP made the statement against the backdrop of the recent kidnappings and robberies been recorded in the city, especially on the Kaduna-Abuja expressway.
Adamu, however, asserts that, like other climes across the World, the country has its security challenges.
Adamu noted that Abuja has one of the lowest crime rates and remains indisputably one of the safest capital cities in the world.
“Federal Capital Territory Police Command has a robust anti-crime architecture which is continually rejigged to effectively tackle prevailing and emerging crimes’, the IGP said in a statement by spokesman, Frank Mba.
“He however enjoins all law-abiding citizens and visitors alike to go about their lawful endeavours without any fear or apprehension”, the statement added.