Eid-El-Kabir Celebrations: Police Beefs Up Security In Lagos, Assures Lagosians Of Adequate Security

The Police to allay the fear of Lagosians as well as provide adequate security during the  Eid-El- Kabir celebrations, the Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu has directed the implementation of robust and elaborate security arrangement throughout the state.

“To ensure a hitch-free celebration, the Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu has directed the implementation of robust and elaborate security arrangement throughout the state by Area Commanders, Tactical Commanders, and Divisional Police Officers. They are to be on ground to beef up security, carry out massive deployment of Police personnel for visibility patrols, crowd controls, and adequate protection of all Eid praying grounds and other venues of celebrations in their areas of responsibilities.

Anti-Crime patrols have been deployed along all major roads throughout the state for the protection and safety of travelers, commuters and other road users during the period and beyond. They are under strict instructions to be civil, polite, compassionate and firm in carryout their duties.

Intense surveillance/Intelligence gathering will be maintained, special deployment and stop and search duties will be emplaced at all flash/vulnerable points.

According to Elkana, the Command employs members of the public, most especially travelers and other roads users to cooperate with Police personnel deployed on stop and search duties.

“Parents are advised to monitor the movements and activities of their children. Youths are warned against engaging in any act of violence”

“Members of the public are enjoined to be security conscious, vigilant and report any incident or happening observed in their locality to the nearest Police station and in case of emergency, the Command can be reached through the following numbers: 08063299264, 08065154338, 08060357795, 09053872208, 08127155071” Elkana concluded.

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