FG issues security alert ahead of Independence anniversary

The Federal Government has alerted the general public to heightened security activities preparatory to the events marking the country’s 61st Independence anniversary.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, issued the security alert in a statement released in Abuja on Friday .

He, however, urged residents of the Federal Capital Territory and its environs not to panic and to go about their legitimate activities.

”Residents are enjoined to report suspicious persons and movements to the security agencies through the following numbers: 09-6305396, 08031230631, 08032003557 and 122,” he said