The Inspector-General of Police, IGP M.A Adamu, has directed the Commissioners of Police in all the States of the Federation and the FCT as well as their supervisory Assistant Inspectors General of Police in the seventeen (17) Zonal Commands to intensify confidence building patrols in all nooks and crannies of the country particularly on major highways and around critical national infrastructure.
This directive is contained in a tweet made on the official twitter handle @PoliceNG.
According to the IGP, this is part of efforts to ensure a crime free Eid-el Kabir celebration in the country.
While assuring Nigerians of adequate security, the IGP congratulated the Muslim Faithful in the country as they join other Muslims across the world to celebrate this year 2020 Eid-el-Kabir festival.
Mr Adamu also called for voluntary compliance with the ban on all mass socio-religious gathering and other prevention orders directed at protecting the citizens and checking further spread of the COVID-19 virus in the country.
The IGP further enjoined the citizens to cooperate with the Police, noting that the measures have become imperative due to the rampaging COVID-19 pandemic.