EID-EL-KABIR: FCT POLICE deploys massively ahead of celebration ….. as CP felicitates with Muslim faithfuls, urges them to embrace the virtues of the festivity

The FCT Police Command in anticipation of Eid-el-Kabir celebration by Muslim faithfuls, has proactively deployed material and human resources at the Command’s disposal across the nooks and crannies of the Nation’s Capital.


The deployment which is aimed at ensuring residents of FCT enjoy a peaceful and serene atmosphere, before, during and post Eid celebration is characterized by visibility policing, the deployment of explosive ordinance devices (EOD) experts and personnel at various prayer grounds, recreational centers, event centres, raids on identified black spots, uncompleted buildings/shanties, stop and search, Vehicular and foot patrol.


Worthy of note are diversion points in the territory, some of which included: diversion point around Eid ground by airport interchange to games village and Jabi by airport road into the main city.


The Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh therefore urged residents to give the police operatives utmost cooperation, as the deployments is solely aimed at ensuring the safety of the populace. He also called on the Muslim faithfuls in FCT, as they joined others around the world in the celebration to embrace the virtues of the festivity, while reassuring the populace of his commitment to ensure the safety of all and sundry.


Residents are also urged to be vigilant and take advantage of the Police emergency lines to report suspicious activities through:

08032003913, 08028940883, 08061581938, 07057337653 PCB: 09022222352, CRU:08107314192


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