Eid-el-Fitr:NSCDC deploys 2,000 personnel to beef up security in Kano


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) Kano State has deployed 2,000 security personnel to provide security during Eid-el-Fitr: celebrations in the state .

The NSCDC Commandant in the state , Mr Adamu Salihu, told the News Agency of Nigeria(NAN) in Kano on Thursday.

Salihu said that already operational order had since been issued to area commanders and divisional officers across the 44 LGAs on how to provide security in their respective areas of supervisions.

He said that the measures was aimed at ensuring hitch free, peaceful celebration in the state

Salihu said the personnel would work with other sister security agencies to provide maximum security at Eid praying grounds, recreational centres and public places across the state during and after the festive period.

He enjoined the general public to share useful security information to law enforcement agencies so as to collectively check the excesses of miscreants who might want to cause trouble during and after the celebration.

He noted that a special squad to respond to emergency cases during the celebration has been set up, adding that any person or group found trying to cause problem during and after the celebration would be arrested and prosecuted.


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