Health workers, journalists free to move during curfew – IGP Adamu

Mohammed Adamu IGP

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has instructed all Zonal Assistant Inspectors-General of Police and Commands’ Commissioners of Police to ensure that essential workers are exempted from the restriction of movement meant to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

Essential workers listed in a statement on Tuesday by Force spokesman, Frank Mba, include medical personnel, firefighters, ambulance services, journalists among others.

The aforementioned groups 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,” Mr Mba said.