Dislodge LGAs officials mounting road blocks on highways, IGP orders police commissioners


The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase, has mandated all State Command Commissioners of Police to dislodge local government officials operating on the highways in the guise of collecting tolls for their local government authorities.

According to a statement by Force Public Relations officers, DSP Emmanuel Ojukwu, the order became necessary following complaints and reports of disruption of smooth flow of traffic, extortion and harassment of motorists on the Highways.

He warned that henceforth, any local government staff found wanting in this regard would be made to face the full weight of the law.

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