Police, Other Safety Agencies Currently Coordinating Rescue Operations

…As CP pledges support to Building Regulatory Bodies in the FCT

Following the unfortunate collapse of a 3-storey building under construction in Gwarinpa, Abuja, today, Thursday, February 2, 2023, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has made a necessary deployment to assist with the ongoing rescue of victims and the general safety of the area.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Sadiq Abubakar, mni, who personally visited the scene, has assured that the FCT Police would provide all necessary support to ensure the ease of the rescue operations and to ensure hoodlums do not take advantage of the situation. He equally pledged the support of the command to aid the functions of Building Regulatory and Investigative Bodies within the FCT.

Police, Other Safety Agencies Currently Coordinating Rescue OperationsPolice, Other Safety Agencies Currently Coordinating Rescue Operations

The CP, who described the situation as very unfortunate, called on the residents of the area to remain vigilant and to report any suspicious movement to the Police. He prayed that the victims, especially those reportedly trapped under the rubble, would be rescued and stabilized accordingly.

The public is therefore urged to maintain vigilance and report suspicious activities to the police through the following emergency numbers: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, which could be reached at 0902 222 2352.


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