Security has been beefed-up in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja, ahead of the inauguration of President-elect Bola Tinubu on May 29.

Security sources confirmed that beyond the physical deployment of operatives, emphasis is also placed on intelligence-gathering, adding that training of the Police is ongoing, along with the military, to ensure the exercise is hitch-free.

It also said policemen from the Special Protection Unit have been deployed to safeguard public officials who have roles to play in the inauguration.

The sources also stated that security operatives guarding those with no role in the inauguration have been reduced and some of their guards were withdrawn and attached to those with vital roles to play.

It could be recalled that the Presidential Transition Council rolled out a programme for the inauguration.

Chairman of the Council and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, also said foreign heads of state are expected to grace the occasion.

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