Usman Baba, Inspector-General of Police (IGP) has announced the immediate suspension of tinted vehicle windscreens in the country.
Baba announced the decision on Monday, during a meeting with senior police officers, including commissioners and DIGs from across the states.
The IGP also directed that the issuance of spy number plates be put on hold.
He noted these are parts of the measures put in to curtail the worsening security challenges in Nigeria.
While speaking, he reiterated that roadblocks remain prohibited in the country, and warned that heads of commands must enforce it and key into the road patrol strategy as an alternative to roadblocks.
He also spoke egarding the arrest of high-profile criminals in the country.
According to him, some of the high-profile suspects in police custody include members of proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), kidnappers, and bandits who have confessed to committing some of the most heinous crimes in recent times.
He stressed the need for the senior police officers to ensure discipline in their various commands.
Baba disclosed that part of the successes recorded by the Force in the last two months include the arrest of over 600 suspects, including persons believed to have carried out an attack on Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, in March.
The meeting is his first, since he was confirmed as the IGP.
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