The Nigeria Police has dispatched additional tactical and conventional policing resources to the University of Abuja, UNIABUJA main and satellite campuses as well as the staff quarters.
The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory, FCT Police Command, CP Babaji Sunday gave the order following report that some yet to be identified armed criminals invaded the UNIABUJA Staff Quarters located at the GIRI area of the FCT in the early hours of Tuesday, 2nd November, 2021.
CP Babaji noted that a combined team of the Police and personnel of the Nigerian Army 176 Guards Battalion were swiftly mobilised to the area to protect the citizens.
Preliminary investigations however revealed that six persons were allegedly abducted into the forest by the criminals on sighting the security operatives.
The Commissioner, while calling for calm, further noted that the security forces are already working with the locals in the area toward rescuing the victims.
He assured that the perpetrators would be arrested and brought to book.
On this note, the Command pledges its undeterred resolve to ensure lives and properties of residents within the FCT are protected.
The Commissioner urged residents to report all suspicious movements, emergency or distress, through these numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883.
Police strengthens security around University of Abuja