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Police in Nasarawa state says security measures in place for President's visit

28 July 2013, 07:48

Lafia - The Nasarawa State Police Command said it had put security arrangements in place to ensure a hitch-free visit by President Goodluck Jonathan to the state on July 29.

The Commissioner of Police, Umaru Shehu, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lafia on Saturday that many officers and men of the command in the local government areas had been deployed to the state capital.

"This is to ensure that the state is secured, before, during and after the president’s visit’’, he said.

NAN reports that Lafia is wearing a new look for the president’s visit as buildings on Shendam Road leading to Government House had been re-painted.

Some important structures in the capital like Government House, Lafia City Hall and Hotel as well as the Presidential Lodge had been renovated.

While in the state, Jonathan is expected to inaugurate a High Court, Tanko Al-Makura Model Primary School and road networks in Lafia.



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