In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria, wearing of masks is now mandatory in public places in Nigeria.
As a result of this, the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered officers to enforce the regulations.
Tori4africa can however report,because failure to adhere to this directive or listen to the officers enforcing it can lead to an arrest and prosecution in a law court.
Relating to facts, an offense under the law is punishable, on summary conviction, by a fine or a term of six months imprisonment or both in accordance with Section 5 of the Quarantine Act.
Meanwhile reports gathered from legit.ng conveys that, IGP insisted that officers must be firm and professional and at the same time remain polite, civil and respect the fundamental rights of the citizens.