Oyo NSCDC deploys 2,200 personnel for Eid-el-kabir, assures celebrants of safety.

Oyo NSCDC deploys 2,200 personnel for Eid-el-kabir, assures celebrants of safety.


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Oyo State Command has deployed 2,200 personnel for the maintenance of Peace and Order in the State during the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

The State Commandant, Dr Michael Adaralewa made this known on Monday while addressing the Heads of Formation of the Corps during the weekly assessment of the State of Security in their various formations at the Command State Headquarters, Agodi, Ibadan.

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Oyindamola Okuneye, CDPRO stated this in a press release made available to Monarchs News on Monday.

Commandant Micheal Adaralewa stressed further that officers from Special Armed Squad, Counter Terrorism Unit, CBRNE, Anti-Vandals Unit, Operations, Intelligence Department, Disaster Management Unit, Agro Rangers and Female Armed Squad were all deployed for the protection of lives and property of the citizens during the celebrations.

“All strategic locations in the State had been well deployed to such as, Recreation Center, Eid praying ground, Parks, Markets and all critical national assets both in local, state and federal are going to be protected,” says the State Commandant.

He therefore called on Muslim faithfuls to celebrate moderately during the Sallah Celebration and put the administration of His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu into prayer for a successful tenure. He also enjoined the citizens of the state to feel free and celebrate without any fear from any quarters.

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He later wish all Muslims faithful happy Eid-el-Kabir.

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