The suspension of tinted vehicle windscreens in Nigeria has been announced by Inspector-General of Police Usman Alkali Baba.
The IGP made the announcement during a meeting with senior police officers from throughout the country, including commissioners and DIGs. IGP suspends Tinted Glass in Nigeria
While making the announcement, he stressed that barricades are still illegal in the country, warning that chiefs of commands must implement the prohibition and focus on the road patrol approach as a substitute for roadblocks. The IGP also spoke about high-profile criminals being apprehended.
Members of IPOB, kidnappers, and bandits are among the high-profile individuals in police custody, according to him, who have confessed to some of the most terrible crimes in recent memory.
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He emphasised the need of top police officers maintaining order in their various commands. The arrest of almost 600 individuals in the last two months, including those suspected of carrying out an attack on Governor Samuel Ortom earlier this year, is one of the Police Force’s achievements. The meeting of the Inspector General of Police is the first of its kind since he was confirmed as the Inspector General of Police. IGP suspends Tinted Glass usage
Usman Alkali Baba was confirmed as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) by the Police Council last Thursday, almost two months after President Muhammadu Buhari selected him. Law of Tinted Glass General Ibrahim Babangida issued an order in February 1991 outlawing tinting and the use of coloured automobiles. This, he claims, is to safeguard society against insecurity. The decree was renamed the Motor Vehicles (Prohibition of Tinted Glass) Act, 1991, and it only has six (6) provisions.