The Yobe State Police Command on Thursday said modalities have been put in place to provide adequate security at all praying grounds and places of public gatherings around the state before, during and after the celebrations.
In a statement, Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, ASP Dungus the Commissioner of Police sought the cooperation of patriotic citizens of the state to confide in the Police and other security agencies by providing useful information and prompt reporting of suspicious persons, movements and objects around their places of abode to the nearest Police station.
The CP also enjoined the good people of Yobe State to use the festive period to offer prayers for peace, protection against the pandemic (COVID-19), stability of the state and country at large .
in order to ensure security during the Eid-el-kabir prayers, he said therewould be restriction of vehicular movements which would begin from 11:00 pm, Thursday, 30th July, 2020 and end at 11l am, Friday, 31st July, 2020.
He said the Commissioner of Police also felicitated with the Muslim Ummah and good citizens in the state and wished them a happy and peaceful Eid-el-kabir celebrations.
The Commissioner of Police advised all District Heads, Imams and all Muslim Ummah within the state to observe Eid prayers in accordance with COVID-19 preventive measures to curb the spread of the virus.