The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has deployed 1,300 officers and men to ensure a hitch free Eid el- Kabir across Bayelsa.
The NSCDC Commandant in Bayelsa, Mrs Christiana Abiakam-Omanu, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday that the enhanced deployment followed a directive by the Commandant-General of NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Audi.
She explained that the NSCDC remained committed to ensuring adequate security and the protection of critical national assets and infrastructure in the state during the festive period and beyond.
She said the NSCDC in Bayelsa had consequently deployed more personnel to strategic locations across the state to prevent vandalism or attack on all critical assets and infrastructure and also to places of worship, motor parks, recreation centers and flash points.
The commandant noted that officers and men of the NSCDC were in a vigilant mode during festive period and would maintain the status at all times.
The commandant assured the Muslims of a safe and happy celebration. (NAN)