The Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba, has ordered the sealing of all of the 17 nearby authorities place secretariats in Plateau State.
The Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Bartholomew Onyeka, disclosed this on Thursday, in a announcement, signed with the aid of using the Police Public Relations Officer withinside the nation, Alabo Alfred.
The declaration claimed that the movement become to save you a breakdown of regulation and order following anxiety that arose over the appointment of recent management withinside the affected council regions with the aid of using the country governor, Caleb Mutfwang.
The declaration examine in part, “The Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the Plateau State Commissioner of Police, CP Bartholomew Onyeka, to seal up all of the 17 nearby authorities secretariats of the kingdom.
“This has grow to be vital due to tensions across the management of the neighborhood authorities regions and the feasible chance that supporters and nearby authorities chairmen are posing to essential infrastructure, lives and homes withinside the country. The choice to take this motion is according with the workout of our constitutional obligation because the Nigeria Police Force, to make certain that the above doesn’t keep sway at the Plateau.
“To this end, the Nigeria Police Force at the Plateau can’t take a seat down down and watch matters pass incorrect beneathneath our watch, therefore the want to make this vital choice of sealing up the nearby authorities secretariats.
“The command consequently warns that it’ll now no longer take it gently with all of us who attempts to disrupt this system or reasons any confusion across the Local Government Secretariats, as we can make sure that the regulation takes its complete route on such persons.
“The CP commends the coolest humans of Plateau State for his or her endured knowledge and urges all and sundry to head approximately their lawful agencies as all of us provide peace a risk at the Plateau.”
The PUNCH reviews that the country governor, Caleb Mutfwang, suspended ultimate week all of the chairmen withinside the nearby authorities regions of the nation along the councillors to pave the manner for investigations following allegations of economic impropriety levelled in opposition to them through the kingdom legislature.
They had been later changed through the governor with meantime control committees to run the affairs withinside the council regions however the former council officers who have been all individuals of the All Progressives Congress had rejected their suspension and vowed to stay of their offices