Nigeria v Atletico Madrid: Police deploy 424 personnel for security

Home-based Super Eagles
Home-based Super Eagles

The Nigeria Police Force Akwa Ibom Command says it will deploy 424 police personnel to ensure adequate security of life and property during the international friendly between Super Eagles and Atletico Madrid.

The Police Public Relations Officer in the State, Macdon Odiko, announced in a statement on Monday.

NAN reports that the international friendly match between Super Eagles of Nigeria and Atletico Madrid of Spain is scheduled for May 22, at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

The statement said that the police would collaborate with sister agencies in the state and sporting officials to facilitate adequate security in line with international standard.

“The Command is determined to ensure that soccer loving Nigerians and visitors enjoy the football match in a peaceful atmosphere.”

According to the statement, the Commissioner of Police has enjoined all soccer loving fans visiting the Nest of Champions and the State to conduct themselves in an orderly and hospitable manner.

The statement added that the command would not hesitate to deal decisively with miscreants and hooligans who might want to take undue advantage of the existing peace and security in Akwa Ibom to foment trouble.
(NAN)

Support PREMIUM TIMES' journalism of integrity and credibility

 

Good journalism costs a lot of money. Yet only good journalism can ensure the possibility of a good society, an accountable democracy, and a transparent government.

For continued free access to the best investigative journalism in the country we ask you to consider making a modest support to this noble endeavour.

By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you are helping to sustain a journalism of relevance and ensuring it remains free and available to all.

Donate


NEVER MISS A THING AGAIN! Subscribe to our newsletter

* indicates required

DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD: New Discovery! Click Here To See A Miracle Device That Can Cure DIABETES, BLOOD PRESSURE, STROKE, ARTHRITIS, PAINS, OBESITY And 50 Other CHRONIC DISEASES Without Drugs Or Herbs.. Click Here Now To See It


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.