IG orders massive deployment of personnel for Eid El-Kabir
Written by Morenike Adebayo on September 9, 2016
The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris has ordered massive deployment of policemen for a hitch-free Eid-El-Kabir celebration across the country.The order is contained in statement issued by the Force spokesman, Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP Don Awunah in Abuja today.
The IG directed all Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of zonal commands, to deploy adequate personnel to praying grounds, recreation centres, among others. He also directed the police commanders to collaborate with sister agencies and community leaders to monitor activities of undesirable elements in the society.
The statement says that Police Mobile Force, Counter Terrorism Units, Explosive Ordinance Department, criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department would also be deployed.
While wishing Muslim faithfuls and all Nigerians a happy celebration, Idrishowever, implores them to be vigilant and continue to support the Police to prevent crimes in their localities.