For residents of Kwara and indigenes that will visit the state for the Eid-li-Adha and Durbar celebrations, the police have made elaborate security arrangements to ensure that it will be peaceful.
While congratulating Muslim faithful in the state ahead of the Eid-li-Adha and Durbar celebrations, the Kwara state Police Command, however, asked the people of the state to celebrate in peace and shun acts capable of threatening Kwara’s status as state of Harmony.
The state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Kayode Egbetokun in a statement made available to Global Excellence by the state PPRO, DSP Ajayi Okasanmi , on Thursday said adequate security measures have been put in place across the state.
”We will be deploying 3500 Police men and women drawn from various operational sections of the Force and all other available security resources at our disposal, in order to ensure that the Eid-li-Adha and Durbar celebrations are enjoyed by all and sundry.
The Command will like to emphasize that the forthcoming festivals are not political and as such, political slogans and foul languages will not be accepted from any quarters, the motoring public should also respect the rights of other road users.
Members of the general public are advised to be conscious of their environments and monitor activities of their children and wards, while prompt report of suspicious movements and criminal acts should be made at nearest Police stations. The following are available as emergency telephone numbers; 09033871133, 07015338157, 08070734277 and 08125275046,” he stated.