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Police to tighten security as Ramadam resumes

06 June 2016, 21:27

Abuja - Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Solomon Arase, has directed State Command Commissioners to ensure they boost security at key and vulnerable points during the Ramadan.

The Holy Month resumed on Monday.

Arase ordered tightened security in places of worship, recreation centres, resorts and other public places during and after the period, which will lead to Eid-el Fitri celebration.

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Eid-el Fitri is the end of the Ramadan, scheduled for July 7.

Arase meanwhile extended the force’s greetings to all Muslims in Nigeria, as they welcomed this year’s Holy Month.

“The IGP expresses the belief that Almighty Allah will, in His infinite mercy and in answer to the fervent prayers of Muslim faithfuls, resolve the country’s numerous challenges and grant the country’s leaders the wisdom to lead the nation aright,” said Olabisi Kolawale, Force spokesperson.

The IGP sought the prayers, support and understanding of Nigerians, assuring that by God’s grace, the battle against crime and criminality would eventually be won.



- CAJ News

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