Breaking News: I-G Disbands Road Blocks For LG Revenue Collection

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has disbanded road-blocks that are usually mounted by Local Government revenue collectors nationwide.

Force Public Relations Officer, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, a Commissioner of Police, in a statement obtained by the Street Journal on Wednesday, said the I-G had ordered state Commissioners of Police (CPs) to disband the road-blocks immediately.

According to the statement, the order followed reports that the act disrupt free flow of traffic, and was being used to extort and harass motorists on the highways.

It stated that “henceforth, any local government staff found wanting in this regard will be made to face the full weight of the law.’’

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