Kano - The Kano State Police Command has assured residents of adequate security during the forthcoming Eid el Kabir celebration.
This is contained in a statement signed by the command’s Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Majiya and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano on Friday.
According to the statement, the command had put in place security measures to ensure a hitch-free Eid el-Kabir.
“Already, meetings were held with sister security agencies in which adequate security arrangements were made to ensure security of lives and property during and after the celebration,” it said.
The statement said the command had deployed adequate personnel at praying grounds, recreational centres, markets, entry and exit points of the State as well and all other strategic places to ensure a hitch free celebrations.
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“Covert and overt operatives have been deployed to strategic places to maintain orderliness and peaceful celebration,” the statement added.
It, however, called on people of the state not to carry unnecessary items or objects to Eid grounds other than praying mats.
The statement advised people attending recreational centres and places of gatherings during the celebrations to be extra vigilant by taking good cognizance of people and objects around them.
“The general public is advised to continue to cooperate with all security agencies who are out to maintain law and order.
“They can also use our emergency lines as follows; 08032419754, 08123821575 and 08075391163 in case of emergency”, the statement added.
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