In an effort to ensure safety during the Eid-El-Kabir Sallah celebrations, Zamfara State Police Command has deployed 2200 of its operatives to protect the lives and properties of the citizens.
The State Police Commissioner, CP Hussaini Rabiu in a statement on Monday said the arrangement would get across the 14 Local Government Areas in the state.
“The strategy is aimed at securing vulnerable places such as Eid Praying grounds, recreational centres, major highways, government and private infrastructures against any security threats.
“This critical assignment will be executed in Collaboration with other Security Agencies and other critical stakeholders, all in a bid to ensure that, the celebration is peaceful and hitch-free,” the statement partly reads.
The command also advised the parents to monitor their children not violate any law during the Sallah celebration.
The stated Police Commissioner, meanwhile, facilitated with Muslim faithful and other citizens in the state as they celebrate Eid-el Kabir and enjoins them to co-operate with the police and other security agencies in an effort to ensure peaceful celebrations.
Residents in Zamfara are expected to report suspicious persons and objects to the nearest police station or call the following phone numbers, 08034537596, 08035318484, 08033422152, 08039655054, 09064296391.