Eid-el-Fitr: Police assure Katsina residents of adequate security

Police in has assured people of state of adequate security during Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

police also called on resident of state to use Eid-el-Fitri period to pray to Allah to bring an end to banditry, kidnappings and other crimes bedevilling the state.

was contained in a sallah issued by Commissioner of Police in state, Mr Buba, the ’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Gambo Isah, on Wednesday in Katsina.

“The Police in , under the leadership of Buba, wishes to felicitate people of the state on Eid-el-Fitr celebrations.

“The command has put in place adequate security arrangements to ensure hitch-free celebrations,” he said.

Isah noted that the celebrations would be low due to suspension of Sallah Durbar by both Katsina and Daura Emirate Councils.

, adequate security arrangements have been made to cover all the Eid-praying grounds, recreational facilities as well as flash and vulnerable points in the state.

“The command requests that you use period to pray for the intervention of Allah to bring an end to banditry and other crimes bedevilling the state,” he said.

The further assured residents of the command’s efforts to continue to protect lives and property in the state.

He urged people to continue to cooperate with security agencies by providing them useful information that would assist in the ongoing fight against crimes in the state.

“People can reach the police the following numbers: 08156977777, 09053872247, 08075391255 and PPRO on 08076666207 or email [email protected] for emergencies, complaints, enquiries and suggestions, please,” he said. (NAN)