By Awajis George
The state Commissioner of police, Mr. Eboka Friday assured residents of the State of their safety as adequate security measures had been put in place to ensure a hitch free celebration.
The CP made this known while Briefing DPOs, HODs and Area Commanders at the Headquarters of the Command.
He charged them to maintain Law and Order throughout the period of the Celebrations and also directed them to patrol and maintain Static guards at designated routes and strategic locations such as Government infrastructure, vulnerable and key points, including Banks, Fun Centres, Mosque and other worship centres.
He however appealed to the public to cooperate with the Police by sharing credible information that will lead to the arrest and prosecution of all criminal elements in the State, especially those that may want to forment trouble during the Celebrations.
Meanwhile, a total of Three Thousand Five Hundred and Thirty Two personnel have been deployed for the task.
The public is also enjoined to remain security conscious and report all suspicious movements and characters to the nearest Police Station or call the following security Numbers:-