In furtherance of the forthcoming Eid-il-Kabir Sallah celebrations slated for 9th July 2022, the Borno State Police Command wishes to reiterate and assure the public, especially the Muslim faithful, of its commitment to ensuring a crime-free Sallah celebration.
In pursuance of the above, the Commissioner of Police Borno State Police Command, CP ABDU UMAR mnim, psc, fdc, has made adequate security deployment of officers and men across the State for effective security coverage throughout the celebrations.
This arrangement will cover all the praying grounds, malls and recreational centres where a large number of people are expected to gather.
To this end, high visibility patrols/stop and search, and intelligence/information gathering will be intensified within this period and beyond.
Furthermore, Safer highway patrol teams have been deployed to major highways in the state to ensure the security of travellers and commuters.
In sequel to the above, there will be restriction of vehicular movement between 7 am and 12:15 pm on 10/07/2022.
The restriction, though regretted, will include the use of motor vehicles, tricycles and bicycles except for those on essential duties.
Muslim faithful are advised to pray at Eid prayer grounds close to their homes and to ensure they go early enough for security screening.
Parents who go to prayer grounds with their children/wards are equally advised to take proper care of them, to avert incidences of missing children.
In addition, youths who carry knives and other dangerous weapons on their persons to prayer grounds or recreational centres, are by this release, warned to desist or face the wrath of the law.
the Commissioner of Police, wishing the public especially the Muslim faithful a happy Eid-il-Kabir celebrations.