A file photograph of the performing Inspector-Basic of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, addressing reporters in Abuja.
The Inspector-Basic of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has assured the nation of sustained efforts by the Pressure in combating crimes and criminality and bettering public security and safety throughout the nation.
His assurance on Sunday was contained in a communique titled, ‘Eid-el-Kabir: IGP assures sustained efforts at bettering public security and safety, by the Pressure Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba.
In his assertion, the IGP charged Commissioners of Police (CPs) in all of the States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors Basic of Police (AIGs), to beef-up safety forward of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, to forestall any untoward scenario of their Areas of Accountability (AoR) all through the Eid-el-Kabir season and past.
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He notably directed the Zonal AIGs and State Command CPs to place in place all obligatory safety measures to make sure a safe, peaceable, and incident-free celebration.
“They’re to, amongst different issues, deploy human and different operational property to hold out confidence-building and crime prevention patrols on main highways, residential and industrial areas, susceptible factors, locations of worship, different locations of public resort, and round all important nationwide infrastructure,” the communique partly reads.
The IGP equally warned that personnel deployed should be skilled and conscious of the elemental rights of the residents, and discharge their tasks with all sense of decorum and application.
Whereas congratulating the Muslim Faithfuls within the nation on the event of the 12 months 2021 Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Police Boss reiterated that the Pressure would proceed to enhance on the latest features achieved in stabilizing safety order in components of the nation, defending the lives and property of residents, and denying area for crimes and criminality to thrive in and across the nation.
He wished all Muslims a contented and peaceable Sallah celebration and enjoined residents to rejoice and revel in the fantastic thing about the Eid-el-Kabir whereas remaining safety acutely aware and compliant with the COVID-19 prevention protocols.