The Akwa Ibom State Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF)，in its determined efforts to fish out criminal elements who have been terrorising the the state, especially parts of the Uyo Metropolis and its environs, have intensively launched surveillance in areas considered notorious for criminal activities.
On this note, from the hours of 8pm-5:30am, the following areas:
Urua Ekpa, Itu Rd, Ikpa Rd, Ikpa lane, Udo Usanga, Idak Akpo and all area’s surrounding Uniuyo and Uyo City Polytechnic which are known to be hideouts for criminals, will witness heavy security presence with the aim of fishing out this who have been terrorising residents of the area an other.
According to the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), the police wants to restore normalcy by fishing out criminals terrorising the lives of residence living in those areas mentioned.
Members of the public are hereby advised to remain in your houses within the hours to avoid arrest.