Lagos - The Police in Lagos on Wednesday
assured residents and fun seekers of maximum security for the Lagos Countdown.
The Spokesman of the state Police command, DSP Kenneth
Nwosu, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)
The countdown that is holding at the Bar beach, Ahmadu Bello
way, Victoria Island, Lagos, kicked off on Dec. 19 and was slated to end in the
early hours of Jan. 1, 2015.
"There has been adequate presence of police at the
venue since the event kicked off.
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"You will see the police patrol vehicles parked at the
nooks and crannies to ensure maximum security at the venue," Nwosu said.
He said that the same strategy used in ensuring a hitch-free
yuletide had been adopted to make the event a successful one.
"The same strategy we used to ensure that Lagos
residents had a hitch-free yuletide is what we are using.
"In fact, we have improved on it because we have
increased the number of personnel we are using for this operation," he
Nwosu said that the police was committed to providing the
state with maximum security beyond the countdown event.
"Everybody will be there that day to see that the event
turns out peacefully," he said.