Ondo State Police Command has assured residents of the state of adequate security during and after Eid el-Fitr celebration.
Spokesman of the command, DSP Tee Leo Ikoro, told NAN on telephone on Wednesday in Okitipupa that the command had deployed operatives to all entry points of the state to ensure tight security.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government declared Wednesday and Thursday public holiday for the celebration.
“Police presence will be felt everywhere during and after the Eld el-Fitr celebration, we have deployed our men to all entry points.
“We have profiled everywhere and everybody entering into the state, as our men are all over the vicinity.
“I am assuring residents of the state that there will be adequate security and the presence of police will be felt everywhere, to ensure a smooth Eld el-Fitr celebration,” he said.
According to him, the state recorded low criminal activities because of synergy between the police and other security agencies.
He wished Muslims a happy celebration, and urged the state residents to be security conscious and report strange persons and movements to security agencies for prompt actions.