By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
The Kwara State Police Command has deployed 2,000 policemen to every part of the state for the forthcoming Eid-Kabir celebration slated for Tuesday.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi on Saturday.
The statement reads: “The Kwara State Police Command wishes to assure the good people of Kwara State of her preparedness to ensure a hitch-free Sallah celebration across the length and breadth of state.
“In this regard, the command has deployed a total number of 2000 strong officers and men, in addition to special tactical units comprising the Force Animal Branch, Mounted troop, police Mobile Force, anti kidnapping, anti-cult, Explosive Ordinance Department and men of the Command’s intelligence unit”.
“To this end, the good people of Kwara State, especially the Muslim faithful are advised to enjoy the Sallah celebration and holidays without any fear of attack or molestation, as both entry and exit points to the state have been sufficiently policed”.
“While congratulating Muslim faithful on the Eid-El KABIR celebration, the command wishes to advise that we should be vigilant and be conscious of happenings around us, report strange faces, movements and activities to the police using the following police emergency numbers.08125275046/070-320-69501.”