Eid-el-Kabir: NSCDC deploys 1,500 personnel in Edo

Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Edo command, says it deployed 1,500 personnel to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration in state.

This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Efosa Ogbebor, command’s Relations Officer, on Friday in Benin.


Ogbebor said regular and special marshals were deployed across three senatorial districts state for surveillance and gathering.

“Rigorous be sustained along highways to ensure compliance to all road rules and regulations.

“Officers be deployed to all Eid praying ground, recreation centres, and strategic to ensure a peaceful celebration,” he said.

He quoted State Commandant Corps, Mr Udoeyop Aniekan, as congratulating Muslim faithful on Sallah and wishing them a blissful celebration.

Aniekan also charged all road users and residents to maintain utmost vigilance during and after festive period. (NAN)