Calm, tight security in Jos as Muslims celebrate Eid-el Fitr

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Chief Imam of NASFAT, Alhaji Abdullahi Gbade Akinbode, leading other Muslims to offer prayers to the Almighty Allah

Muslims in Jos enjoyed a peaceful Eid-el Fitr celebration on Sunday, with security tightened in some parts of the Plateau capital.

A correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), who visited some strategic areas in the city, observed that more security personnel were deployed to ensure the safety of worshipers and fun seekers at recreation centres.

He also observed an increase in the number of check points, with Capt. Adam Umar, spokesman of the Operation Safe Haven (OSH) in charge of security in Plateau, saying that they were part of proactive measures to ensure a hitch-free celebration.

Umar said that the security men had been detailed to specifically look out for people with dangerous weapons.

“Personnel of the OSH are also patrolling areas considered as…

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