Dele Ogbodo in Abuja
The Commissioner of Police, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr. Mustafa Mohammed, on Tuesday said the command has concluded necessary arrangement to deploy plain cloths operatives, around praying ground, shopping malls, recreational centres, critical infrastructure and motor parks, to ensure hitch-free holidays.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, Anjuguri Manzah, on behalf of the commissioner in Abuja.
The statement read: “As part of security arrangement to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the FCT, the commissioner of police has ordered the massive deployment of plain-cloth and uniformed security operatives around praying grounds, shopping malls, gardens, recreational spots, critical infrastructures, motor parks and other areas that will be a beehive of activities while the event is been commemorated.”
This arrangement, the statement added includes the strategic deployment of personnel on foot and motorised patrols along all streets and major roads across FCT.
Mustafa, the statement revealed, had earlier issued a directive on the need for strategic coordination of officers and sister security agencies for the enthronement of peace in the territory.
“The FCT police boss enjoins residents to continue to partner the command by providing it with timely information about criminals and suspicious persons hibernating around their environment, through the command 24 hours emergency help-lines,” the statement added.