In its bid to ensure a hitch-free Sallah celebration for the Eid-El-Kabir holidays, The Police in Plateau state has said that it will be deploying 2,161 personnel to keep law and order.
POLICE PRESS RELEASE
EID-EL-KABIR: CP EGBUKA ASSURES PROACTIVE AND ADEQUATE SECURITY MEASURES AHEAD OF THE SALLAH CELEBRATION
-Heartily felicitates with Muslim Ummah in Plateau State.
The Plateau State Police Command in its quest to have a hitch-free Sallah celebration has fine-tuned strategies to ensure a crime-free Eid-El-kabir celebration across the State.
2. In view of the above, the Command wishes to remind members of the public that the Federal and State Government safety directives on Covid-19 Pandemic are still in force. The Command, therefore, solicits the cooperation of the peace-loving people/residents of Plateau State in the maintenance of law and order during the festivities on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday day 21st July, 2021, as announced.
3. In order to ensure adequate security and safety of citizens during the celebration;
– The Command shall deploy a total of Two Thousand one hundred and sixty one (2,161) personnel to detect and prevent crime as well as control traffic.
– There will be prayers on all Eid grounds, Area/Ward Mosques with the exception of the Rukuba Road praying ground.
– Muslim faithful should adhere to Covid19 protocols such as Social distancing, use of hand sanitizers and wearing of face mask etc as the
Presidential Task Force on Covid19 will be moving round to ensure compliance.
– There is a total ban on the use of tricycles (Keke) during this period (Tuesday 20th and Wednesday day 21st July, 2021) within Jos metropolis and Bukuru areas of the State.
– All recreational centers such as the National Museum, Zoo, Wildlife Park, etc in the State will be closed down on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday day 21st July, 2021
– The ban on the sale and use of fireworks such as knockout, bangers and other explosives is still in force and violators will face the wrath of the law.
– Parents and guardians are required to counsel their children/wards not to indulge in drugs/substance abuse as well as any other form of anti-social activities.
4. Furthermore, members of the public are enjoined to be security conscious, give useful and timely information to the Police and other security agencies in order to curtail any breaches of the peace.
5. Accordingly, residents of the state are called upon to promptly call the Command’s emergency hotlines for vital information and complaints via:
6. The Commissioner of Police wishes all residents of the State a hitch free Eid –El-Kabir celebration. God bless.
*ASP. UBAH GABRIEL OGABA, Anipr
Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO),
For: Commissioner of Police Plateau Command*