Eid-el-Kabir: NSCDC deploys 615 personnel in Enugu State

The Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Enugu State Command, says it has deployed 615 personnel on surveillance patrol within the state to ensure hitch-free Eld-el-Kabir celebrations.

The NSCDC Commandant in the state, Mr Afrika Ezenyimulu, told newsmen in Enugu on all flash points had been identified and personnel adequately deployed.

Ezenyimulu said NSCDC operatives had been properly briefed to take measures to nip in the bud any and unwanted in the state.

“The NSCDC Command is assuring the people of Enugu State of adequate security during the Sallah celebration.

“The command has placed her personnel on a surveillance patrols and rapid response purposes during the festive period.

“This is meant to ensure Enugu State is secured all law-abiding citizens to live, visit or spend holidays with their families and loved ones,’’ he said.

The commandant noted the collaboration and partnership existed among security agencies within the state had security management much easier.

He called on the residents to always assist security agencies with timely information on any suspicious movement or activities prompt action.

“I will also urge our people to be highly suspicious of the presence of strange faces or vehicles in their localities,’’ he said.

The Federal Government had Tuesday and Wednesday public holidays to commemorate the Eid-el-Kabir celebration nationwide. (NAN)