The Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Gombe State Command, Achir Abraham, on Thursday, announced the deployment of 780 personnel for robust security arrangements and crime prevention.
Abraham disclosed that those deployed would maintain safety before, during and after this year’s Eid el-Fitr celebration in Gombe.
The Commandant’s announcement was contained in a press statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the command, DSC Buhari Sa’ad.
Abraham stressed that personnel would be deployed on major roads, patrol teams and surveillance squads to cover critical national assets, worship centres, recreation centres, marketplaces, motor parks, shopping centres and black spots across the state for adequate security of lives and properties.
“780 personnel have been deployed for robust security arrangements and crime prevention for Eid celebration. On behalf of the entire officers and men, I heartily rejoice and felicitate with all Muslim faithful in the state as they celebrate this year’s Eid el-Fitr,” Abraham’s statement partly said.
He encouraged Muslim faithful to propagate peace, demonstrate love, forgiveness and tolerance irrespective of religious affiliation.
Abraham also enjoined members of the public to be security conscious and report any strange movement in their environment to security agencies, adding that “If you see something, say something.”