The Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim K. Idris, has rejoiced with the Muslim Faithful on the occasion of the 2016 Eid-el-Fitri that marks the completion of the compulsory Ramadan.
In a press statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, (PPRO), DCP Don Awunah, the “IGP has also ordered all Zonal Headquarters and Command Commissioners of Police to ensure adequate security in their areas of responsibilities throughout the duration of the celebration.
Ibrahim added that “officers should be deployed evenly to cover the highways, worship and recreation centres, government installations and all vulnerable points are in order to give Nigerians feasible sense of safety and security as they celebrate the Eid-el-Fitri and go about their lawful business”.
The IGP said he was particularly grateful to Allah for His mercies during the period of the Ramadan, saying our prayers and supplications were met despite the numerous challenges that we faced as a nation, assuring that the Nigeria Police Force will provide adequate security with robust and proactive patrols during and after the celebrations.
He however, urged Nigerians to be law abiding at all times for the peace, progress and development of the country, restating that the cooperation of the public is very critical to the performance of the Police and administration of justice.