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Eid-el-Fitri: IGP orders water-tight security at praying grounds

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Godsgift Onyedinefu

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu  has ordered Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) and Commissioners of Police (CPs) in charge of Zones and State Commands nationwide to intensify security in all ‘Eid praying grounds’ and other sensitive locations including recreation centres, public highways, public utilities and critical infrastructure. 

The Force spokesperson Frank Mba disclosed this in a statement on Monday.

According to the statement, the IGP heartily felicitated with Nigerians, most especially the Muslim Faithful throughout the country on the occasion of the celebration of the 2019 Eid-el- Fitri.

Adamu also assured the Nigerian public of adequate security before, during and after the celebration in all States of the Federation and the FCT.

“In addition, the IGP has called on members of the public to remain vigilant and avail the Police and other security agencies with useful information by reporting any suspicious persons and movements so as to prevent any untoward situation,” Mba stated. 

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