The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Solomon Arase, has ordered tight security around media houses in the country.

Arase, who gave the order in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by the Force spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, expressed concern over the recent attacks on media houses and journalists.

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He also said the order was in line with the mandate of the force to protect lives and property of the citizenry under the law.

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Arase acknowledged the valuable roles of the media in the enthronement of democracy in the country and advised citizens to be more vigilant.

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He also advised citizens to be proactive and report any suspicious movement or persons to the police promptly for appropriate action.

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