From Maiharaji Altine Gusau
Zamfara State Police Command has deployed 2200 Police operatives to various strategic locations of the 14 Local Government Areas of the state.
In a statement, the spokesperson of the command SP Mohammed Shehu said the strategy was aimed at secuing vulnerable places such Eid Praying grounds, recreational centres, major highways, Government and Private infrastructures against any security threats.
Th critical assignment according to Shehu would be executed in collaboration with other Security Agencies and other critical stakeholders, in a bid to ensure that, the celebration was peaceful and hitch-free.
The statement added that the personnel involved in the special assignment were under strict instruction of the Commissioner of Police to be civil but firm in the discharge of their duties.
“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”.
“The Commissioner of Police facilitates with Muslim faithful and other citizens in the state as they celebrate EID-EL KABIR and enjoins them to co-operate with the police and other security agencies in an effort to ensure 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”.