By Adebayo Fajinmi,
Zamafara State Police Command has deployed 2000 operatives to every nook and cranny of the 14 local government areas of the state ahead of the Sallah celebration coming on Thursday.
In a press release obtained by TOS News from Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, SP Mohammed Shehu ANIPR, who spoke on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, Hussaini Rabiu psc, on Wednesday, the action was taken to ensure that the forthcoming Sallah celebration is crisis free in vulnerable places such as: Eid praying grounds, recreational centres, major highways, government and private infrastructures.
The Police Command under leadership of Hussaini Rabiu psc, has therefore directed Area Commanders, DPOs and other Tactical Unit Commanders to intensify rigorous patrol in their respective areas of responsibilities.
“In view of the forthcoming EID-EL FITR Sallah celebrations slated for Thursday 13th May, 2021, the Zamfara State Police Command under the leadership of CP Hussaini Rabiu psc, has made an adequate security arrangement to ensure hitch free celebrations.
“To this end, the Command has deployed 2000 operatives of the command to all the nooks and crannies of the 14 Local Government Areas of the state. This is aimed at ensuring that, vulnerable places such Eid Praying grounds, recreational centers, major highways, Government and Private infrastructures are adequately covered to forestall the breakdown of law and order, “he said.
SP Mohammed who further stated that the assignment will be executed in collaboration with other security agencies and critical stakeholders, all in a bid to ensure that, the celebration is peaceful and hitch-free as well affirmed that, 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.
While the command warned parents and guardians to enjoin their wards to eschew any act of breaking law and order, and seek their cooperation with police and other security agencies to having peaceful celebration, CP Hussaini Rabiu psc, felicitated Muslim faithful and other citizens in the spirit of Eid-el Fitr celebration.
“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 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 to report any suspicious person or object to the nearest Police Station or call the following phone numbers: 08034537596, 08035318484, 08033422152, 08039655054, 09064296391,” he added.