Ahead of the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential primary election scheduled to hold from Monday 6th June to Tuesday 7th June 2022 at the Eagle’s Square, the Nigeria police force has announced traffic diversion around Abuja.
The spokesperson of the FCT police command, DSP Josephine Adeh said to effectively police the territory within the period in view and beyond, an all-encompassing security deployment has been made.
According to her, notable amongst the apparatus of this security arrangement is the emplacement of traffic diversions at strategic places around the event ground as follows; Good luck Ebele Jonathan By Court of Appeal point; Behind Court of Appeal; ECOWAS by Women Affairs; Finance; Behind Foreign Affairs.
Other diversions include: Kur Mohammed by National Mosque; Benue Plaza; Nitel Junction; Phase 3; NNPC Tower; Ceddi Plaza Bridge; Gana by Transcorp; DSS Headquarters; Phase 1; NASS Junction, Bullet and Bayelsa House.
The police said the deployment is also characterised by heavy visibility policing as would be witnessed at the various traffic control points to aid the free flow of traffic, stop and search, and vehicular and foot patrol among many others.
The commissioner of police, CP Babaji Sunday, while declaring the command’s unflinching commitment to the sustenance of the relative peace and tranquility enjoyed in the territory, urged all and sundry to shun violence in the period in view and beyond.