Abel Leonard/ Lafia
The Commissioner of Police, CP Bola Longe psc has assures the residents of Nasarawa state of hitch- free Easter celebration saying the general public should use this period for sober reflection, offer prayers for the peace, progress and unity of the State and Nation at large.
This is contained in a press release signed by the police public Relations officer, Nancel Ramhan for the commissioner, hereby calling on religious leaders, worshipers and residents of the State to cooperate with the Police and other Security agencies, as adequate and comprehensive security arrangements have been put in place to guarantee a hitch-free celebration.
Furthermore, the Commissioner of Police has directed all Area commanders, Heads of Departments and Divisional Police Officers to ventilate the State with overt and covert security deployments in order to safeguard lives and properties, provide security coverage to all worship and recreational centres and conduct raids on identified trouble spots, while all the Police Divisions of the Command have been charged to oil and embellish their neighbourhood Policing beats.
The commissioner also stated that high visibility Policing will be maintained during, and after the Celebration; as Police patrol vehicles have been strategically deployed on highways, adding that undercover operatives and Policemen have also been mobilised to cover every inch of the State.
The police boss therefore, enjoined the good People of the State to be peaceful, celebrate in moderation and guide their euphoria with judicial conviction.
“In case of any distress before, during and after the Celebration, members of the public are advised to visit any of the Police Stations closer to them or call any of the following Phone lines: 08112692680, 08108795930 and 08037461715”. He said.