In compliance with the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu, the Commissioner of Poiice in Benue state, CP Mukaddas Garba, said the state command will begin implementation of the COVID-19 Health Protection Regulations 2021.
The Commissioner has, therefore, directed Officers and men of the Command to carry out full enforcement of the Regulations signed into law by President Mohammadu Buhari, on 26th January, 2021.
The Commissioner in a press statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Catherine Anene, said the law provides for restrictions on social gatherings, operation of public places and the use of special protection equipment.
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The police called on members of the public to get conversant with provisions of the law to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
According to the statement, police officers have been cautioned to be civil but professional and firm while enforcing the law.