By: Joy Odor/Abuja
The Inspector General of Police, Alhaji Muhammed Adamu has ordered clampdown on illegal use of siren, revolving lights, spy number plates and impounding of vehicles with covered number plates
This is Sequel to to the working visit of the Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi to the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Adamu at the Force Headquarters on Monday and made available to newsmen in a press statement on Tuesday by DCP FRANK MBA, FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER ABUJA.
The IGP also ordered all state Commissioners of Police to forthwith impound all vehicles illegally using Spy number plates, sirens, revolving lights or covered number plates and ensure diligent prosecution of the offenders.
To this end, all vehicles found to have Spy number plates not duly issued, using sirens, or revolving lights without permit or having covered number plates will be promptly impounded.
He said these practices are illegal and pose monumental security risks to the nation and its people.
Earlier, the Corps Marshal who visited the Force Headquarters in company of his management team sought for improved collaboration between the Police and the FRSC in key operational areas.
The IGP while responding, restated his commitment to the continued partnership between the Nigeria Police and the FRSC especially in the areas of operations, training, intelligence sharing, and prosecution of offenders.