The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has debunked reports making the rounds in the media about 30 people reportedly killed as result of landslide due to mining activities in Kuje Area Council insisting that no such incident took place.
FCT Police Command in a press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Josephine Adeh, said: “Commissioner of Police in charge of the FCT Command, CP Haruna Garba, wishes to enjoin the residents of the FCT to disregard the news making the rounds that about 30 persons were killed as result of landslide due to Mining activities in kuje Area council as no such incident took place.
“This misleading information is not only intended to cause fear and panic among Nigerians, but to make people into Believing that FCT is not safe. The federal Capital Territory is the safest and most secure part of the country.
“It is on this note that the CP warns the non-state actors involved in purveying misleading information’s to desist from that.
“The Commissioner of Police urges residents of the FCT to be patriotic and cooperate with the police for improved service delivery.
“He equally tasks FCT residents to take advantage of the Police Control Room numbers in reporting suspicious and Criminal activities: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883.”