IGP orders tight security for Ramadan; felicitates with Muslims

Posted by News Express | 6 June 2016 | 2,841 times

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The Inspector-General of Police (IGP Solomon Arase, has on behalf of the Nigeria Police Force, extended his hearty greetings to all Muslims in Nigeria, as they welcome this year’s holy month of Ramadan.

A statement issued by the Force Headquarters and signed by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olabisi Kolawole, said the IGP expressed the belief that Almighty Allah will, in His infinite mercy and in answer to the fervent prayers of Muslim faithful, resolve the country’s numerous challenges and grant the country’s leaders the wisdom to lead the nation aright.

“Meanwhile, to ensure a peaceful fasting period across the country, the IGP has directed State Command Commissioners of Police to personally ensure that key and vulnerable points, all places of worship, recreation centres, resorts and other public places are adequately and effectively protected, to enable worshippers and the general public enjoy maximum fulfillment, during and after the period, which will lead to Eid-el Fitri celebration.

“Finally, the IGP seeks the prayers, support and understanding of Nigerians, assuring that by God’s grace, the battle against crime and criminality will eventually be won,” the statement read.

•Photo shows IGP Arase.

Source: News Express

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