I-G orders adequate deployment of personnel, other operational assets during Eid-el-Fitri celebration.

Written by on May 2, 2022

The Inspector-General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, has ordered adequate deployment of Police officers and other operational assets of the Force nationwide ahead of the 2022 Eid-el-Fitri celebration nationwide.

The Force Public Relations Officer, CPS Olumuyiwa Adejobi, said this in a statement on Sunday, in Abuja.

He directed that Eid praying grounds, highways, recreational centres and financial institutions, especially ATM and POS points be accorded priority in the deployment.

Baba said the deployment was to ensure adequate security and safeguard religious celebrations and financial transactions during the festive period.

According to him, the order to Strategic Police Managers at various levels is predicated on the need to maintain a more secured public and social space for the celebration.

Seun Fakorede

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