The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Ari Muhammed Ali, has deployed 2153 police personnel including special constabularies across the state for the purpose of providing adequate security in all Muslim praying grounds and strategic locations.
In a statement by the Command’s Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe, the CP assured all Muslim faithful in the state of the provision of adequate security and free flow of traffic during the Eid-Kabir Sallah festivity taking place on Tuesday 20th and Wednesday 21st July 2021.
The CP also issued a stem warning to cultists and other mischief makers to steer clear as the Command is more than ever before ready to deal decisively with anybody who tries to disrupt the public peace in the state.
According to the statement, “The CP has directed all Area Commanders and DPOS to intensify raid of criminal hideouts and black spots within the command.
“To this end, the CP has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of Operation, Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, Tactical Operation Officers and all Heads of Departments of the Command to leave no stone unturned towards ensuring thorough supervision of personnel deployed for the actualization of peace and tranquillity throughout the state during and after the celebrations.
“The Commissioner of police on behalf of his management team, officers and men of the command wishes all Muslim faithful a hitch-free, and happy Eid-Kabir celebration.”