July 16, 2024

Eid-el-Kabir: Police beef up security in Abuja, announces road diversion


The Federal Capital Territory, FCT Police Command has deployed material and human resources across the nooks and crannies of the nation’s capital ahead of the 2023 Eid-el-Kabir celebration by the Muslim faithful.

The FCT Police Public Relations Officer, SP Josephine Adeh made this known in a statement issued on Friday in Abuja.

The PPRO said the deployment was aimed at ensuring that residents of the territory enjoy a peaceful and serene atmosphere, before, during and after the Eid celebration.

According to her, the command has also deployed explosive ordinance devices, EOD experts and personnel at various prayer grounds, recreational and event centres, as well as identified black spots.

“Worthy of note are diversion points in the territory, some of which include: diversion point around Eid ground by airport interchange to Games village and Jabi by airport road into the main city.

“The Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Benneth C. Igweh, urges residents to give the police operatives utmost cooperation, as the deployments are solely aimed at ensuring the safety of the populace”, the statement added.



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