- Keep abreast of daily national news update via radio, print, or electronic media;
There have been several reports of armed banditry and kidnapping in Kaduna; herdsmen/farmers clash in North East and North East; South West Governors ultimatum to Miyetti Allah; Arewa Consultative Forum’s warning to South West Governors on verbal attacks and threats on herdsmen, abduction of passengers by suspected Fulani herdsmen along Lagos-Benin-Ore road and recent attacks on lone joggers on the bridge in the early hours of the morning in Lagos. Before you embark on any journey, please check security reports of your intended destination. Ensure proper journey management and avoid unnecessary inter-state trips. Additionally, you may wish to subscribe to news alerts.
- Avoid late-night movements;
It is advisable to conclude all journeys before 8pm. This is not the season to attend overnight concerts or social events. Also, ensure to have adequate means of identification on you at all times. Inform family members of your intended movements and call to update them, if you experience any unexpected delays, change in plans, or emergencies.
- Adhere to existing curfews;
Be informed of the state-wide curfews imposed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. If you are unavoidably outdoors beyond the curfew, please cooperate with Policemen at check-points when stopped and interrogated.
- Avoid ostentatious behavior;
Dress modestly, avoid public display of wealth and carrying large sums of cash, utilize the alternative electronic modes of payment and banking platforms.
- Restrict detailed personal conversations whilst outside the home;
It is also advisable to avoid having loud telephone conversations about personal details such as finance, business transactions, or travel plans whilst in public. If necessary, reduce your voice pitch or delay such conversations until you have privacy.
In conclusion, PLEASE STAY SITUATIONALLY AWARE AND SAFE!!!!!!!!!