Eid-el-Fitri: Police pledges adequate security for citizenry


By Monday Ijeh

The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed  Adamu, has assured Nigerians of adequate security ahead of the 2020 Eid-el-Fitri celebration and beyond.

The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement on Friday in Abuja.

He said proactive and robust anti crime measures, including the deployments of tactical and intelligence assets of the force, were already in place to prevent any untoward incidents.

Adamu also congratulated Nigerians as the Muslim Ummah in the country marked the 2020 Eid-El-Fitr. 

He said the successful conclusion of the Ramadan, a period of self denial, reinforced his belief that, with collective perseverance and voluntary compliance to preventive regulations, Nigeria would overcome the COVID-19 pandemic.

The I-G said the COVID-19 prevention regulation orders, the inter state movement restriction, national curfew and the prohibition of religious gatherings in some states and the  Federal…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria