COVID-19: Akwa Ibom Commissioner of Police warns officers against unnecessary arrest and detention


The Akwa Ibom State Police Command have warned officers against making unnecessary arrest, detention of suspects.

A statement issued on Monday by the spokesman of the Command, CSP Nudam Frederick, said that the new developmemnt is in compliance with the directives of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, which is in line with the guidelines and directives issued by both the Federal and Akwa Ibom State Government in order to contain the spread of COVID-19.

 

Read full statement below:

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that the Command in compliance with the directives of the Inspector General of Police, IGP MOHAMMED A. ADAMU NPM, mni, which is in line with the guidelines and directives issued by both the Federal and Akwa Ibom State Government in order to contain the spread of COVID-19, has commenced enforcement of social restriction orders.
To this end, the Commissioner of Police Akwa Ibom State, CP IMOHIMI EDGAL has directed all officers to observe personal safety measures, while Area Commanders, DPOs and Tactical Commanders are to avoid unnecessary arrest and detention of suspects. In the same vein, he ordered the immediate release on bail of suspects whose cases are bailable. The Commissioner of Police further cautioned officers that suspects involved in very serious/capital Offences must be screened before detention and charged to court as quickly as possible.
Similarly, the Commissioner of Police enjoined the good people of Akwa Ibom State to avoid social visits to Police Stations and other Police offices, and minimize official visits, except when the visit is absolutely necessary. To ensure a better service delivery, he urged the people resident in the State to contact the Area commanders, DPOs, Tactical Commanders and the Control room on the following phone numbers:
OFFICES/AREA COMMANDS /DIVISION/FORMATIONS
PHONE NUMBER
CONTROL ROOM
08039213071 / 08020813810
CITIZENS COMPLAINT UNIT
07031823963 /07019358767
AREA COMMANDER UYO
08036446876
AREA COMMANDER ORON
08035986841
AREA COMMANDER ETIM EKPO
08035467171
AREA COMMANDER IKOT EKPENE
08081764262
AREA COMMANDER EKET
08031312662
AREA COMMANDER ITU- IBIONO
07033057342
PPRO
08039315855
O/C SARS
07064539009
O/C ANTI-KIDNAPPING
07031513787
O/C QRS
08065312444
O/C SAFER HIGHWAY PATROL
08030425661
O/C ANTI-ROBBERY
07086952205
O/C ANTI-CULTISM
08029588223
O/C ANTI-NARCOTIC
07039070417
‘A’ DIVISION
08033129710
‘B’ DIVISION
08060860168
‘C’ DIVISION
08036161346
‘E’ DIVISION
08033902791
ETINAN
08036044710 / 08036751424
NSIT IBOM
08037471942
NSIT UBIUM
07063177091
AIRPORT
08032584321
‘D’ DIVISION
07065624149
ITU
08035744511
IBESIKPO
08069717769
IBIONO IBOM
08030973216
NSIT ATAI
08066182627
URUAN
08108129736
ESSIEN UDIM
08035318574
IKOT EKPENE
08064980095
INI
08063408185
IKONO
08024367078
OBOT AKARA
08067081666
ABAK
07038708000
ETIM EKPO
08035631958
IKA
08024367078 / 08025131936
ORUK ANAM
08033133022
UKANAFUN
07013730018
IKOT EBO
08037016739
ESIT EKET
08067637765
MBO
08034267668
OKOBO
08069754544
UDUNG UKO
08033625246
URUEOFFONG ORUKO
09025750271
EKET
08037470107
IKOT ABASI
080355518913
EASTERN OBOLO
08063968982
ONNA
08067671167
MKPAT ENIN
07030789950
IBENO
08036616505
IKOT UDOTA
08038743428
CSP N-NUDAM K. FREDRICK
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER,
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE,
AKWA IBOM STATE.

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