Restrictions Remain In Force, IGP Tell Nigerians Ahead Of Eid-el Fitr

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammad Adamu has called on Nigerians to heed to the measures put in place by the government to curb the spread of coronavirus as they celebrate Eid-el-Fitr.

The IGP, made the call in a statement on Friday released by the Force Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba.

He urged Nigerians to continue to comply with the government’s prevention regulation orders against COVID-19.

According to the police boss, these include the interstate movement restriction orders, nationwide curfew, the ban of mass socio-religious gatherings by the Federal Government in Lagos, Ogun, Kano States and Abuja, as well as restriction orders by governments in some states.

The statement said, “Citizens should observe the Eid celebrations bearing in mind the unusual times occasioned by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, as the Force will leave no stone unturned towards the due enforcement of the orders.”

While congratulating Nigerians on the occasion, the IGP assured the people of adequate security during and after the Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

He noted that proactive anti-crime measures, including the deployments of tactical and intelligence assets of the Force, were already in place to prevent any unfortunate incidents in the country.

He said the period has strengthened his belief that with the citizens’ collective perseverance and voluntary compliance with the prevention regulations emplaced by governments at all levels, the nation would surely overcome the coronavirus pandemic.

Source- Channels TV


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