Eid-el-Fitr: NSCDC deploys 700 personnel in C/River

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Cross Command, has deployed 700 personnel across the 18 Local Areas of the state.

The State Commandant, Mr Majekodunmi Abidemi, who made the disclosure in a statement on in Calabar, said this was to beef security during the celebration.

“To ensure a hitch free celebration, I have emplaced security deployment of 700 personnel across the 18 local areas of the state.

“Let the Muslim Ummah go about the celebration without fear but with extreme vigilance.

“It is with great delight that I join the Muslims Ummah in Cross to celebrate this celebration.

“Cross and the Nigerian nation at large is in dire need of the supplications of Muslims and indeed all religious men and women as we navigate the challenges of insecurity and national cohesion,” he said.

Abidemi used the occasion of the to extend the felicitation of NSCDC and that of the Commandant General, Dr Abubakar Audi to the Muslim community in . (NAN)