Yuletide: Zamfara Police Assures watertight security, Felicitates christians
By Adam Muh’d Sanusi, Gusau
In its Commitment to ensure hitch free Christmas and New Year Celebrations, the Zamfara State Police Command under the leadership of CP Kolo Yusuf has assured the general public that security measures have been put in place to safeguard lives and property before, during and after the celebrations.
This is contained in a statement made available to our Correspondent signed by the command spokes person SP Muhammad Shehu.
The statement emphasized that massive deployment of the Police personnel and other security agencies to all churches, recreational centres and other vulnerable places have been made to ensure a peaceful and hitch free Christmas and New Year celebrations in the State.
“To further strenthen the existing security emplacement, the Commissioner of Police has embarked on confidence building patrol of Major Highways, commencing from Gusau – Mafara – Sokoto road”.
According to the statement, Patrol is aimed at ensuring safety and security of commuters and other road users.
The CP also tasked Area Commanders, Tactical Commanders and DPOs to adopt same strategy in their respective Jurisdictions.
The command warned members of the public that sale and use of fireworks, knockouts and fire crackers in the State has been banned and hence parents and guardians are advised to monitor their wards to ensure they remain law abiding citizens.
“Road users are to be careful and vigilant while driving, and obey all traffic rules and cooperate with security agencies before, during and after the celebrations”.
“The commissioner of Police on behalf of the Command felicitates with all citizens and residents of the state especially Christians community on merry Christmas and a happy New year and urged them to use the period and pray for peace and security of the state and the nation as a whole”. The statement emphasized.