Eid el-Fitr: I-G places police on red alert

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The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Abubakar, has ordered extensive deployment of officers and men of the force, including the special units nationwide to provide security throughout the Eid-el-Fitr (Sallah) celebration.

The I-G’s order is contained in a statement issued on Saturday by the force spokesman, ACP Frank Mba.

Abubakar directed heads of police commands and formations across the country to ensure that no stone was left unturned in providing adequate security in their various areas of jurisdiction.

He said that they should give maximum attention to critical public places and other points prone to “enemy attack’’.

The I-G ordered the command Commissioners of Police to retool their security infrastructures in line with their local security realities.

He further directed them to personally supervise the special security deployment and ensure a 24-hour surveillance of their respective areas of operations.

The inspector-general congratulated the Muslim Ummah as well as all citizens, urging them to maintain utmost vigilance and continue to support the security agencies in their prayers.

He also urged them to provide useful information that could prevent crime. (NAN)

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