Over 10,000 security operatives comprising army personnel, police, the Department of State Services, the Nigeria Immigration Service and other agencies were deployed in strategic areas for the one-day visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lafia, Nasarawa State on Tuesday.
Our correspondent, who went round the city, including Shendan Road, UAC Road, Emir Palace, Makurdi-Jos Road and Kwandere Road, sighted operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps and other personnel in all major streets across the state capital.
Men of the Federal Road Safety Corps and Nigeria Peace Corps were also seen patrolling the streets.
The Commissioner of Police, Nasarawa State Command, Mr. Bello Ahmed, disclosed that over 4,000 policemen were deployed in strategic locations across the state.
Ahmed added that the police were collaborating with other security agencies to ensure a hitch-free programme.