The Enugu state police command has expressed its readiness to enforce the social restriction order by the Enugu state government to curtail the spread of the corona virus pandemic.
A statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer Daniel Ndukwe, said the commissioner of police, Ahmad Abdurrahman has set up a committee, headed by the deputy commissioner of police in-charge of operations, to monitor and ensure compliance with the enforcement directive.
The command appealed Enugu residents to voluntarily adhere to the restriction orders and charged area commanders, divisional police officers and heads of departments of the command’s tactical and operational units to enforce immediate compliance.
The statement advised citizens and residents in the state to remain law-abiding and vigilant while complying with the social restriction orders, and report anyone found violating the law to the nearest police station or by calling the command on: 08032003702, 08075390882 or 08086671202.
“Against the backdrop of the pandemic and fatal nature of the novel Corona Virus (COVID-19), the Enugu State Governor, His Excellency, Rt. Hon. (Dr.) Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has issued social restriction orders as part of measures to curtail the spread of the Virus in the State.
“Consequently, the Commissioner of Police, Enugu State Command of the Nigeria Police Force, CP Ahmad Abdurrahman MCPSS, MCJ, MNIM, while enjoining the good people of the State to voluntarily adhere to the restriction orders, has directed the immediate compliance and enforcement of the orders by Area Commanders, DPOs and Heads of Departments of the Command’s Tactical/Operational Units.
“Further to the above, the Commissioner has set up a Committee, headed by the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of Operations, to monitor and ensure compliance with the enforcement directive.
“Meanwhile, the good citizens of the State have been called upon to remain law-abiding and vigilant in this trying timein this trying time, while complying with the social restriction orders, and report anyone found violating the law to the nearest Police Station or by calling the Command on: 08032003702, 08075390882 or 08086671202”.