Security has been beefed up in Dutse as PDP governors gather for a meeting in the Jigawa capital.
Our correspondent, who went round some parts of the city, observed that many policemen and personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been deployed to many areas.
Mr Abdu Jinjiri, the Police Public Relations Officer of the Jigawa Police Command, who spoke to Newsmen on the development, said the measure was to ensure adequate protection for the guests.
“We have provided adequate security for the visit of the governors; it is nothing new because we do so for all visitors of that calibre,’’ he said.
Jinjiri advised residents of the state not to be panic over the presence of security personnel, and described the measure as “just normal.’’
18 governors and two deputy governors are expected for the meeting expected to start at 7.00 p.m Tuesday.
Our correspondent confirmed that many governors were already in Dutse for the event.