Do not pick up arms to defend yourselves, report to police –
The Federal Government has asked Nigerians not to take up
arms to defend themselves against bandits, killer herdsmen
or boko haram.
Muhammed Dingyadi, minister of police affairs, said this on
Tuesday during the second annual ministerial media briefing
at the police headquarters in Abuja.
“in as much as we shouldn’t expect the people to just be
sleeping without taking measures to ensure that they secure
themselves, their neighbours and their communities. That is
the essence of community policing measures, report to the
“So, we need to have the support and partnership of
Nigerians in the efforts we are making towards fighting
crimes and criminalities.