Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector-General of Police in Nigeria, announced today the suspension of tinted vehicle windscreens.
During a meeting with senior police officers including commissioners and DIGs from across the country, the police chief announced the news.
In the announcement, he emphasized that roadblocks remain prohibited in the country and warned that the heads of commands must enforce it and emphasize the road patrol strategy as an alternative to roadblocks.
Members of IPOB, kidnappers, and bandits have confessed to committing some of the most heinous crimes in recent years among the high profile suspects in police custody, according to the IGP.
He emphasized the need for senior police officers to ensure discipline in their various commands.
The Police Force has recorded several successes in the last two months, including the arrest of over 600 suspects, including those allegedly responsible for the attack on Governor Samuel Ortom in March.