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Eid-el-Fitri: IG orders massive deployment of police

IGP Idris
IGP Idris
Acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, Monday, ordered ‘massive deployment of police personnel’ across country during the Eid el-Fitri celebrations.
Idris who directed that all Zonal Headquarters and Command Commissioners of Police to ensure adequate security in their areas of responsibilities throughout the duration of the celebration, further warned that officers should be deployed evenly to cover the highways, worship and recreation centres, government installations and all vulnerable points in order to, according to him, ‘give Nigerians feasible sense of safety and security as they celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri and go about their lawful business.’
While assuring the nation that the Nigeria Police Force will provide adequate security with robust and proactive patrols during and after the celebrations, IGP Idris said it is his belief that the Nigeria Police Force under his watch will be people-oriented and problem solving police and that nobody should be afraid to give useful information to the Police as every information will be treated with the confidentiality it deserves. Furthermore, the IGP felicitated with Nigerians, especially Muslim faithful on the occasion of the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri celebration coming up on 5th and 6th July, 2016 respectively.
IGP Idris said he was particularly thankful to Allah for His mercies during the period of the Ramadan, saying our prayers and supplications were met inspite of the numerous challenges that we faced as a nation, assuring the nation that the Nigeria Police Force will provide adequate security with robust and proactive patrols during and after the celebrations.

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