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As Muslim faithful across the country celebrate the eid- el- kabir festival, the Delta State Police Commissioner Wale Abass warned suspected cultists and mischief makers to stay away from the state, as anyone found wanting will be dealt with decisively.
Consequently, he has ordered massive deployment of personnel from Area Commands, Tactical formations, and divisions, including special constabularies across the state for the purpose of providing adequate security in all Muslim prayer grounds and strategic locations in the state.
Similarly, the Police Commissioner assured all Muslim faithful and other residents in the state of the provision of adequate security and free flow of traffic in view of the celebration slated for Wednesday 28th June to Thursday 29th June 2023.
A release by the Delta State Police Public Spokesperson DSP Bright Edafe hinted that the Command will be working in close synergy with other sister security agencies which includes the Military, DSS, NSCDC, Road safety among others, in other to ensure that the activities of all unfriendly forces such as kidnappers, armed robbers, cultists is nipped in the bud
It added that Abass also directed all Divisional Police Officers to intensify raids of criminal hideouts and black spots within their areas of responsibilities.
The CP implored the Deputy Commissioner of Police in-charge of operations, Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, and Tactical Operations Officers to employ means of ensuring thorough supervision of personnel deployed for the actualization of peace and tranquility during and after the celebration.
The Police Commissioner on behalf of officers and men of the Command also wished all Muslim faithfuls a hitch free and a happy Eid-el-Kabir celebration.