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Eld-el Fitri: Police Assure Kwara Residents of Hitch-Free Celebrations

Commissioner of Police Kwara State Police Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc+

Kwara State Police Command has assured Muslim faithful and members of the general public that officers and men of the Police Command are highly motivated and fully charged to ensure hitch-free Eid El Fitri celebrations.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Police Command’s spokesperson, SP Okasanmi Ajayi in Ilorin on Thursday.

He assured that the command would ensure that the Eid-El Fitri celebrations, which marked the successful ending of the Ramadan fasting in Kwara State was celebrated without any hitch.

According to him, to this end, the Command has emplaced a water tight security strategy across the length and breadth of Kwara State.

“Consequently, the eight Area commands, officers and men attached to all the Divisional Police Headquarters, Heads of Tactical Units, Command’s special forces, including Force Animal Department, Mounted troop, Dog section and Explosive Ordinance Department(EOD) , have all been briefed and reminded of their professional responsibilities of ensuring a smooth and hitch -free Eid-fitri celebrations.

“The forces deployed for the exercise would work in conjunction with the security committee set up specially for the purpose by the State government.

“Muslim faithfuls coming to the Eid praying ground are advised to obey all traffic control mechanisms emplaced for easy access into and out of the praying ground.

“The Command is ready to do all within its powers to make the Eid praying ground the solemn place that it has always been known to be.

“Political campaigns, hailing political gladiators, and shouting of party slogans, would not be accepted on the praying arena.

“Vehicles, Tricycles and motorbikes are to be parked at designated parking lots within the Eid praying ground.

“Observing prayers at road sides and along the routes to the praying ground would not also be allowed, hence restrictions of vehicular movements by 0800hrs into the Eid praying ground would be strictly enforced.

“The Commissioner of Police Kwara State Police Command, CP Tuesday Assayomo psc+ congratulates Muslim faithfuls on the successful conclusion of this year’s Ramadan fasting,” he said.

Ajayi advised the good people of Kwara State to enjoy the long holidays with equanimity, saying that the command has fully stimulated officers and men of the command in providing unassailable security for life and property of all asundry.