Eid-El-Kabir: Police sends message to Borno residents

PRESSPOL BORNO THE NIGERIA POLICE FORCE
BORNO STATE COMMAND
MAIDUGURI.

In reply please quote: Date: 19/07/2021
Ref No.: AZ:5250/BRS/PRD/VOL.8/253
PRESS RELEASE

2021 EID-EL-KABIR SALLAH CELEBRATION

In view of the forthcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration, the Commissioner of Police Borno State, CP Bello Makwashi wishes to inform residents of Maiduguri Metropolitan Council and Jere LGA that there will be restriction of vehicular movement up until 1200hrs on the Sallah day.

The restriction will affect all Motor Vehicles, Tricycles, Bicycles, Wheelbarrows and all Animal Transports.

  1. Worshippers are therefore advised to arrive early at praying grounds nearest to their homes for security screening; to avoid eleventh hour rush/stampede. Also, Owing to the ravaging effect of the Corona Virus, they are further advised to ensure the use of face masks, and to observe social distancing and other safety measures put in place by government.

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  1. For the avoidance of doubts, bags, weapons or sharp objects of any kind will not be allowed into the praying grounds. Parents/Guardians are reminded to be mindful of their children/wards at the praying grounds to avoid incidents of missing persons.

  2. Worshippers are by this notice advised to cooperate with security operatives deployed to the prayer grounds, as this is one of the many measures adopted by the Command to ensure their safety before, during and after the prayers. They are equally advised to continue to be security conscious and to report all suspicious
    persons, activities or objects to the police or other security agencies.

  3. The CP wishes all Muslim faithful a happy Sallah celebration.

    Signed
    SP EDET OKON, anipr
    POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
    FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
    BORNO STATE COMMAND

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