The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Police Command, Ari Mohammed Ali, has deployed 1,715 Police officers to Muslim worship centers, nooks and crannies of the state to step up security in statutory mandate of securing lives and property.
The Acting Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of the Command, DSP Bright Edafe, said in a statement that the deployment was also aimed at maintaining peace and order across the state .
He urged members of the public to continue to assist and collaborate with the police and other security agencies to enable them serve the people of the state better, while admonishing them to be security conscious and take appropriate measures to ensure their personal protection, not only at home but also in public places such as markets, worship centers, shopping malls and highways.
CP Ari Ali reminded Muslim faithful that Eid was the epitome of collective happiness and its blessing should be spread amongst all.
He enjoined residents of the state to adhere strictly to all COVID – 19 protocols while engaging in the celebration to help curtail the spread of the pandemic.