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Eid: Police ban campaigns, hailing of politicians at praying arenas in Kwara


Eid: Police ban campaigns, hailing of politicians at praying arenas in Kwara

Eid: Police ban campaigns, hailing of politicians at praying arenas in Kwara

During the Eid-al-Fitr celebrations, the Kwara State Police Command has advised against political campaigns and the hailing of political gladiators at prayer venues in the state.

According to a statement issued by the command’s spokesperson, SP Okasanmi Ajayi, in Ilorin on Thursday, yelling of party slogans would also be prohibited at praying venues as part of the measures put in place to ensure a peaceful holiday.

Vehicles, tricycles, and motorcycles are supposed to be parked at designated parking areas within the Eid-al-Fitr prayer arenas, according to the directive.

Okasanmi stated that praying on the roadside and along the routes to the praying area would be prohibited, as motor movement restrictions will be severely enforced from 0800 hours to the praying place.

The spokesperson assured Muslim faithful and members of the general public that, officers and men of the police command are highly motivated and fully charged to ensure that, the Eid-al-Fitri celebrations, which marks the successful end of the Ramadan fasting in Kwara State is celebrated without any hitch.

“To this end, the Command has emplaced a water tight security strategy across the length and breadth of Kwara State.

“Consequently, the eight Area commands, officers and men attached to all the Divisional Police Headquarters, Heads of Tactical Units, Command’s special forces, including Force Animal Department, Mounted troop, Dog section and Explosive Ordinance Department (EOD0, have all been briefed and reminded of their professional responsibilities of ensuring a smooth and hitch -free Eid-fitr celebrations,” he added.

Okasanmi said the forces deployed for the exercise would work in conjunction with the security committee set up specially for the purpose by the State government.

He advised Muslim faithful coming to the Eid praying ground to obey all traffic control mechanisms put in place for easy access into and out of the praying ground adding that the Command is ready to do all within its powers to make the Eid praying ground the solemn place that it has always been known for.

The Commissioner of Police Kwara State Police Command, Tuesday Assayomo, congratulated Muslim faithful on the successful conclusion of this year’s Ramadan fasting.

He also advised the good people of Kwara State to enjoy the long holidays with equanimity.

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