FCT Police Deploys Hugely Ahead of Festivity

By: Sunday Shekwonya

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command in preparation for a hitch free Eid-el-Kabir celebration, has re-appraised the security dispositions and deployed adequate human and material resources across the nooks and crannies of the Territory.

The disclosure was made in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Josephine Adeh, on Tuesday, (27th June, 2023) in the nation’s capital, Abuja.

Adeh, said the deployment which comprises all tactical and intelligence machineries of the Command anchored by interagency cooperation is distinguished by strengthened visibility policing at all praying grounds( Eid Grounds) and places of social gatherings, stop and search duty, raids on black spots and uncompleted buildings, highway and border patrol, aggressive vehicle and foot patrol, surveillance, amongst others.

According to Adeh, “the Commissioner of Police FCT, CP Haruna G. Garba, wishes to reassure residents of his aggressive stance to preserving their right to a safe and serene environment throughout the Eid-el-Kabir holiday and beyond”.

Adeh charged all officers to ensure no detail is overlooked as they discharge their duties in compliance with standard operating procedures.

“The Command has called for vigilance and urged residents of FCT to make best use of the police Control room numbers in reporting suspicious activities 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653, and 08028940883, while the Public Complaint Bureau (PCB) desk, could be reached on: 0902 222 2352”. She said.

The Police PRO also used the opportunity to felicitates with FCT residents while enjoining them to uphold the virtues of the festivity as they join the Muslim faithfuls across the world in celebration.