Eid-el Kabir: NSCDC deploys 3,168 personnel in Kano

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Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, has deployed 3,168 personnel to ensure hitch-free Eid-el Kabir celebrations in the state.

Its Commandant, Mr Mohammed Lawal-Falala, said in a statement issued to newsmen by the Public Relations Officer of the corps, Ibrahim Idris-Abdullahi, on Friday in Kano that the personnel would monitor sensitive places to prevent criminal activities or disorders during the celebration.

He said the personnel would work with the Nigerian Police, DSS, Federal Road Safety Corps, and KAROTA to maintain law and order, as well as free flow of traffic.

According to him, the personnel will provide maximum security at various Mosques, recreational centres, nooks and crannies throughout the festive period and after.

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He urged officers and men to ensure protection of critical national assets and infrastructure, as enshrined in the Act establishing the corps.

He enjoined the public to cooperate with security agents, obey laid down laws for peaceful Eid-el Kabir celebrations in the state. (NAN)(www.nannews.ng)

All is now set for Muslims across the world to celebrate eid el-kabir (the festival of sacrifice) on Sunday, after Hajj pilgrims stand on Mount Arafat on Saturday.(NAN)

By Ramatu Garba

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