Police Prohibit Prayers On Eid Grounds In Plateau

Nigeria Police
Nigeria Police

The Plateau State Police Command says Eid prayers will not be observed on any praying ground during this year’s Eid-el-Fitr expected to hold on Saturday in the state.

The spokesperson of the command, ASP Ubah Gabriel, made this known in a statement on Thursday, in Jos.

The statement revealed that the decision followed a meeting held on May 20 with security chiefs, religious leaders, and other critical stakeholders in the state in order to fine-tune its strategies to ensure a crime-free forthcoming Eid-el-Fitr celebration across the State.

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Members of the public were reminded that the federal and state governments’ safety directives on the COVID-19 pandemic were still in force.

Residents were also urged to maintain law and order during and after the exercise and that a total of 2,089 security personnel will be deployed to the state to detect and prevent crime as well as control traffic.

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