Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ari Muhammed Ali, has deployed 1,715 Police personnel to Muslim worship centers in the state.
The officers were charged to be in the nooks and crannies of the state to step up security in the statutory mandate of securing lives and properties.
According to Delta State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Bright Edafe:’The CP urged members of the public to continue to assist and collaborate with the police and other security agencies to enable them to serve the good people of the state better while admonishing them to be security conscious and take appropriate measures towards personal protection and their personal effects, not only at home but also in public places such as markets, worship centers, shopping malls, and highways.
“We should remember that Eid is the epitome of collective happiness and its blessing should be spread amongst all.
“He extends his warmest felicitation to all the Muslim Ummah residents in the state who are celebrating this auspicious occasion of this year’s Eid el-Fitr.
“This month of Ramadan not only brings us blessing but is also believed to instill in adherents the value of sustained and patient acquired to be part of our daily lives. The lesson from this season urges us to shun all differences and exhorts us to promote harmony with the aim to show love and affection for each other according to Allah’s teachings”.
However, Ali enjoined everyone while engaging in the celebration of Eid el-Fitr to please adhere to all COVID-19 protocols at all times to help curtail the spread of the pandemic.