No Tension In Nigeria, Says IGP

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IGP IDRIS KPOTUN IBRAHIM.

 

By; SUNDAY ODE, Abuja

The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris asserted on Thursday that there is no tension in Nigeria as being speculated.

Idris made this declaration at the Presidential Villa after a meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo  while fielding questions from State House correspondents.

“I don’t think there is tension in the country. Which country. this Nigeria? No. Nigeria does not have tension. At least you are in Abuja, you have gone around, there is no tension,” he said in response to a question on what he is planning to handle the October 1 deadline issued by Arewa youths to Igbo to quit the north.

On the handling of security in the south east following the activities of Nnamdi Kanu-led Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), the IGP said police is considering deployment of its men across the country as well as trying to engage the political of the region.

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