Eid-el-Fitr: Police to restrict vehicular movement in Borno on Sallah day

police command in Borno has announced restriction movement in Maiduguri and its environs day.
SP Edet Okon, spokesperson command said this in a statement Tuesday in Maiduguri.

Okon said all motor vehicles, tricycles, bicycles, wheel barrows and animal transportation would only be allowed as from 12 noon that day.

“Worshippers are therefore advised to arrive early at prayer grounds nearest to their homes security screening to avoid eleventh hour rush/stampede.

“Also owing to the ravaging effect Coronavirus, they are advised to ensure the use facemasks, and to observe social and other measures put in place by government.

the avoidance doubts, bags, weapons or sharp objects any kind will not be allowed into praying grounds.

“Parents/guardians are reminded to be mindful of their children/ wards at the praying grounds to avoid incidents of persons,” he said.

Okon urged worshippers to cooperate with security operatives deployed to prayer grounds to ensure their before, during and after the prayers.

He also tasked them to be security consciousness and to report suspicious persons, activities or objects to police and other relevant authorities.

The Sultan of Sokoto and President General Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has declared Thursday, May 13, as the first day of Shawwal 1442AH.(NAN)