Medical Personnel, Firefighters, Journalists, etc are exempted from Partial Lockdown – DCP Frank Mba
The Nigeria Police Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba has reiterated that essential workers, including journalists and firefighters are exempted from partial lockdown accross the federation.
During the previous lockdowns, police officers had so many confrontations and confusion on who essential workers are, even ID cards made no meaning, to this end, DCP Mba says the IGP, Mohammed Adamu have “directed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commands Commissioners of Police to give effect to these exemptions whilst enforcing the restriction orders.”
All essential workers including Medical Personnel, Firefighters, Ambulance Services, Journalists, etc are exempted from the restriction of movement associated with both the partial lockdown and the national curfew across the Federation.
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed A. Adamu has therefore directed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and Commands Commissioners of Police to give effect to these exemptions whilst enforcing the restriction orders.
DCP Frank Mba
Force Public Relations Officer
19 May 2020