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Eid-el-Kabir: Delta Police Tighten Security Around Prayer Grounds, Others

Delta State Commissioner of Police, Olufemi Abaniwonda, has ordered a massive deployment of personnel across the state to provide adequate security in all Muslim prayer grounds and strategic locations.

The police boss also assured all Muslim faithful of the provision of adequate security and free flow of traffic in the state in view of the forthcoming Eid-Kabir celebration.

Abaniwonda also directed all Divisional Police Officers to intensify raids of criminal hideouts and black spots within their areas of responsibility.

This was contained in a statement issued by the state Police Public Relations Officer, SP Bright Edafe, and made available to journalists in Warri on Friday.

The statement added, “The police boss further directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations, Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, and Tactical Operations Officers to employ all means of ensuring thorough supervision of personnel deployed for the actualization of peace and tranquillity during and after the celebration.

“Undercover police operatives have also been deployed to monitor and report any suspicious activities to the command.

“To this end, the Commissioner of Police warned that anyone who engages in any mischievous act will be dealt with in accordance with the law.”

Also, Abaniwonda, on behalf of officers and men of the Command, wished all Muslim faithful a hitch-free, and a happy Eid-Kabir celebration.

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