…Enjoins citizens to voluntarily obey ban on mass Socio-religious gatherings
As part of efforts to ensure a crime free Eid-el Kabir celebration in the country, the Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu, has directed the Commissioners of Police in all the States of the Federation and the FCT as well as their supervisory Assistant Inspectors General of Police in the 17 Zonal Commands to intensify confidence building patrols in all nooks and crannies of the country.
The IGP said the patrols should be concentrated particularly on major highways and around critical national infrastructure.
In a statement by the Force Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba quoted IGP Adamu as assuring Nigerians of adequate security during the Eid-el-Kabir festival.
The police boss congratulated the Muslim Faithful in the country as they join other Muslims across the world to celebrate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir festival.
In addition, the IGP calls for voluntary compliance with the ban on all mass socio-religious gathering and other prevention orders directed at protecting the citizens and checking further spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country.
He also enjoined the citizens to cooperate with the Police, noting that the measures have become imperative due to the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic.