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Multiple Blasts: IGP Orders Massive stop-and-search in FCT

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The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon E. Arase has assured residents of Kuje and Nyanya and the entire country not to panic as the Nigeria Police Force is prepared to do all within its reach to ensure adequate security of lives and property following the bomb blasts that occurred in their areas in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja,

A statement signed by Force Public Relations Officer, Ag. ACP Olabisi Kolewale said perpetrators of the dastardly acts, did so in shame of cowardice, saying no matter their aim, Nigeria will not accommodate terrorists’ acts.

Following the incidents the Police High Command has ordered an immediate deployment of Police Explosives Ordinance Disposal Units to the scenes to prevent further destructions.

Preliminary investigations revealed the bomb blasts were carried out by two suicide bombers - a male and a female.

Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police has ordered massive stop-and-search activities in and around the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The IGP urges Nigerians to be vigilant at all times and report any suspicious persons or objects to the nearest Police Station or any other security agencies for prompt interventions.