Ahead of the forthcoming Area Council elections in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Nigeria Police Force has created nine-man emergency response team which comprises of the police and other security agencies.
The Force in a statement on Thursday explained that the “9 sector re-enforcement team is independent of, and shouldn’t be confused with the standard deployment of two unarmed Police personnel at each Pooling unit across the state as required by standard best practices.
“The arrangement was however made to cater for the event of an emergency, totally ruling out the possibility of an overwhelming security breach, as well as availing residents with an immediate response option.
“Below is a list of the various sectors and their corresponding contacts
1 Karshi/karu ——————- 07031288054,
2 Abaji/ Robochi ————— 07039025916
3 Zuba/Deidei ——————-07069432758
4 Kwali —————————- 07084460616
5 Gwagwalada ——————08039671340
6 Kuje ——————————08099904277
7 Kabusa ———————— 08034528322
8 Bwari —————————08033543835
9 HQ Response team ———08061336830,” the statement read.
The Commisioner of Police FCT Police Command CP Sunday Babaji has urged members of the public to maximize the above opportunity in reporting any suspicious activities while the Police deploy efforts to ensure a safe election environment for all and sundry before, during and after the exercise.
The Force further informed that a joint Operation Control Center has been created to cater for complaints and distress calls at the Command level through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883; In order to strengthen the effectiveness of the Command control room in the period in view.