Zamfara police deploy adequate security for Exmas, new year festivities


From Maiharaji Altine Gusau

Zamfara state police command has deployed adequate security personnel at various strategic locations in the state to ensure hitch-free Christmas and new year festivities coming up very soon.

Briefing newsmen in his office on Wednesday, the state’s Commissioner of police CP Ayuba N. Elkana said the police command has made adequate arrangement before, during and after the two festivities.

CP Ayuba N. Elkana, addressing Journalists in his office

”At the moment, we have made an adequate security arrangement before, during and after the two festivities”

“Our massive deployment of personnel has covered all critical and vulnerable places, especially worship centre and recreational areas”. 

“This assignment is going to be conducted in total collaboration with other security agencies and critical stakeholders”. 

“We are therefore, appealing for cooperation and support to ensure hitch free celebrations”. 

The commissioner maintained that, the command would come up with new strategies in the forthcoming year in order to effectively deal with the bandits and other criminal elements in the state.

“We intend to come out with security plans for the forthcoming Year 2022, so that we can do more than as we did in 2021, especially in the areas of arrest of criminals, recovery of sophisticated weapons, minimizing attacks on villages and communities as well as near total stoppage of Kidnapping/Abduction of innocent people for ransom”.

He maintained that the Year 2021 has been very tough and tedious, stressing however that, “the perseverance and persistent commitment of our officers and men even some paid with their lives had tremendously impacted to the current relative peace Zamfara State enjoys”. 

“We therefore, resolved to redouble our unalloyed commitment and sacrifice so that, Year 2022 becomes a prosperous year, where peace and security of the citizenry is guaranteed for Social, Economic and Political growth”. 

“Our ability to discharge our duty successfully and maintain the current tempo of peace in the State was due to the support and guides we received on daily basis from our amiable and indefatigable Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba”.

“This has gone a long way in strengthening our operational capacity and professional efficiency”.

 The commissioner also commended the foresight and the doggedness of the State Government, through the unique leadership of Governor Bello Matawalle, coupled with the will to succeed, describing it as unparallel in the anal history of the state since its creation.

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