As the Muslims set to commemorate this year Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Commissioner of Police, Kogi State Command, CP Edward Egbuka, psc, has assured the state of sustained efforts by the Command in fighting crimes and criminality and improving public safety and security across the state.
A Press Statement from the Kogi State Police Command issued by SP William Ovye Aya, Police Public Relations Officer, 8 Friday, July 2022 said the Commissioner gave the assurance while charging Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the State, and their supervisory Area Commanders as well as Tactical Commanders to beef-up security ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, to prevent any untoward situation in their Area of Responsibility (AoR) throughout the Eid-el-Kabir season and beyond. He further directed the Divisional Police Officers to put in place all necessary security measures to ensure a secure,e, peaceful and hitch-free celebration. They are to, amongst other activities, deploy human and other operational assets to confidence-buildings building and crime prevention patrols on major highways, residential and, vulnerable points, places, of worship and other places of public interest.
The Commissioner of Police, while congratulating the Muslim Faithfuls in the State on the occasion of the year 2022 Eid-el-Kabir celebration, reiterates the Command’s level of preparedness, de, termination, and commitment in synergy with other security agencies ithe n ensuring the safety of lives and property of citizens, and denying space for crimes and criminality to thrive in and around the state.
To this end, the CP enjoins the good people of Kogi to remain security conscious throughout the period. He urges them to continue to collaborate with the security Forces with credible and useful information on the activities of crimination to curtail their acts.