11 April 2021 By Josiah Buzun
The Plateau Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has deployed over 2,000 personnel to ensure a peaceful Eid el-Fitr celebration in the state.
Public Relations Officer of the Command, Obasa Tamilola, made this known in a statement in Jos.
According to the statement the personnel would be stationed in flash points and other strategic locations to avert any breach of security.
It explains that the deployment is not to intimidate or harass law abiding citizens but to ensure safety of lives and property before, during and after the celebration.
The statement advises all citizens to be law abiding and avoid any act of lawlessness that could truncate the relative peace being enjoyed in the state, as anyone found wanting would be brought to book.
It assures the public that the command and other security agencies have put in place necessary measures to ensure a peaceful celebration and called on residents of the state to report any suspicious movements in their vicinities to security agencies.
Similarly, the Plateau State Command of the Federal Road safety Corp says it has deployed over 760 regular Marshalls and over 680 Special Marshalls to ensure safety on the roads during the Sallah Celebration.
This is contained in a statement by the Public Education Officer of the Command, Andrew Bala in Jos.
The statement admonishes road users to be vigilant and avoid infringements such as overloading, over speeding, use of phone while driving among others.
It calls on motorists and other road users to drive safely and enjoy a memorable Eid-el- fitr celebration.