Eid-el-Kabir: NSCDC deploys 1,500 personnel in C’ River

The Nigeria and Civil Corps (NSCDC) Cross River says it has deployed 1,500 personnel to beef up across the state during the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations.

The NSCDC State Commandant, Mr Samuel Fadeyi, disclosed this an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday Calabar.

He said that majority of the personnel comprising regular and special marshals were deployed to areas with large of Muslim faithful, since most of the activities would be observed in areas.

He urged the Muslim faithful to celebrate the occasion with strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols.

“The Cross River Command of NSCDC wishes to congratulate all the Muslim faithful the country on the celebration of Eid-el-Kabir.

“This is coming at the time that the nation is going through a lot of challenges.

“I want to use this opportunity to call on all Muslim faithful to be -abiding and go about the celebration of Sallah peace and harmony.

“I want to urge everyone to maintain cordial relationship with their communities and neighbours alike for a better Cross River and at large,” he said. (NAN)