[dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Nigeria police has advised the nation’s motorists and general public to be security conscious. In the Police Community News Release signed by Police Public Relations Officer, Lagos State Command, DSP Ken Nwosu, motorists are warned against displaying valuables on the dashboard or any part of their vehicles.
Other hints are as follows:
- Do not accept the service of a hawker or mobile artisan whom you are not sure of; he may be a disguised burglar or rapist ( or a fake motor road side mechanic, whose mission is to dupe you or steal original parts of your vehicle
- Ensure your vehicle is locked before leaving it.
- Avoid carrying huge cash while on transit; you may be preyed upon by miscreants who chance on such secrets
- When leaving an ATM point, do not throw your receipt or leave it behind, as criminals could use it to access your account.
- Provide adequate security for cash in transit, including the use of police escort, also desist from keeping money or valuables inside your car.