SARS Attack: FCT Minister Calls Emergency Meeting

Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Senator Bala Mohammed, has summoned an emergency security council meeting over the Monday attack on the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) office in Abuja.

The FCT minister lamented the loss of lives during the incident and directed the police command to be on full alert to ensure the safety of lives and property. He called on security agencies to partner with residents to ensure a safer city.

According to him, “There is a need for intelligence-gathering and I want to call on residents of the territory to avail the security agents of useful information that will assist them carry out their statutory responsibilities of maintaining law and order as well as securing lives and property.” He then restated his administration’s commitment to supporting the security agents, saying “security is everybody’s business.”

The meeting, which was held at the office of the minister at Area 11, Garki, was attended by the acting FCT Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Nuhu Ahmed; FCT Chief of Staff, Alhaji Yau Gital; Commander, Guards Brigade, FCT Police Commissioner, Mr. Aderenle Shinaba; Director, FCT Command of the Department of State Security Service as well as the Heads of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and Nigeria Drug Law Enforcement Agency.

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