IGP Orders CPs To Dislodge LG Officials Mounting Road Block On HighwaysLatest News, News Wednesday, July 1st, 2015
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.
A statement issued by Emmanuel Ojukwu, Force Public Relations Officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja said the order became necessary following complaints and reports of disruption of smooth flow of traffic, extortion and harassment of motorists on the Highways.
“Henceforth any local government staff found wanting in this regard would be made to face the full weight of the law,” the statement said.
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