From Maiharaji Altine, Gusau
Zamfara State Police Command under the leadership of CP Hussaini Rabiu has deployed 2000 operatives to all the nooks and crannies of the 14 Local Government Areas of the state to provide adequate security.
In a statement, the Command’s Public Relations Officer SP Mohammed Shehu said the deployment of the operatives was aimed at forestalling the breakdown of law and order.
The vulnerable places where the personnel were deployed according to the statement included Eid praying grounds, recreational centres, major highways, Government and Private infrastructures.
The statement further said that, “The assignment will be executed in collaboration with other security agencies and critical stakeholders in a bid to ensure that, the celebration is peaceful and hitch-free”.
“Personnel involved in this special assignment are under strict instruction of the Commissioner of Police to be civil but firm in the discharge of their duties”.
“However, the Command warns parents and guardians to control their children against involvement in any act capable of undermining the peace of the state”.
“Any person or group arrested in violation of law and order, will be made to face the full wrath of the law”.
“Finally, the Commissioner of Police facilitates with Muslim faithful and other citizens in the state as they celebrate EID-EL FITR and enjoins them to co-operate with police and other security agencies in their efforts towards ensuring peaceful celebrations’.
“They are equally to report any suspicious person or object to the nearest Police Station or call the following phone numbers. 08034537596, 08035318484, 08033422152, 08039655054, 09064296391”.