Sallah: NSCDC deploys 989 personnel in Bauchi

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The Security and Civil Corps () in Bauchi, it has 989 personnel to ensure hitch free Eid-el-Kabir celebrations in the .

The Commandant of the Corps, Mr Nuraddeen Abdullahi, stated this in a statement by its Spokesman, SC Garkuwa Adamu, on Friday in Bauchi.

Abdullahi said the personnel would be deployed to praying grounds and other locations to protect lives and .

“The deployment is to ensure of lives and during and after Sallah celebration in the .

“The officers and men of the Corps have been deployed to all Eid praying grounds and strategic locations across the .

“Patrol will also be intensified to nip in the bud any criminal activity capable of jeopardising the peace being enjoyed in the state,” he said

Abdullahi charged the to be law abiding and go about their normal activities, and suspicious activities and persons to the .

Meanwhile, Mr Abiodun Alabi, the Police Commissioner in the state, reiterated the commitment of the command towards ensuring and hitch-free sallah celebrations.

In a statement by the Spokesman of the Command, Ahmed Wakil, the Commissioner assured of the Command’s readiness to perform its statutory of protecting lives and during the Sallah festivities.

Alabi said the Command would collaborate other and critical stakeholders to ensure elebration.

He said that officers and men of the Command had been deployed to praying grounds, event and recreational centres to deal hoodlums, thugs and other disgruntled elements that might attempt to cause breakdown of law and order during the festivities.

He charged officers and men of the command to be civil but firm in discharging their duties.