The acting Inspector-General of Police, Solomon E. Arase, has expressed concern about the recent attacks on media houses and journalists in the country.
He has therefore ordered water-tight security around media houses nationwide.
According to a statement by the Force Police Public Relations Officer (FPPRO), acting Commissioner of Police Emmanuel Ojukwu, the order is in line with the mandate of the Nigeria Police Force to protect lives and property of the citizenry under the law.
The acting IGP acknowledged the valuable roles of the media to the enthronement of democracy in Nigeria.
The IGP further advised citizens to be more vigilant and proactive and to report any suspicious movement or persons to the Police promptly for appropriate action.