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Eid-el-kabir; Police orders surveillance around Mosques, Prayer grounds

The Ogun State Police Command have said it will deploy surveillance patrols across various praying grounds in the state in preparation of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.

A statement by the Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, on Wednesday, confirmed that tactical Policemen have been strategically deployed by the Commissioner of Police, Edward A. Ajogun, across Ogun, saying this is with a clear mandate of ensuring a crime-free celebration.

“24 hours surveillance patrols have also been ordered around the various praying grounds as well as event/recreation centers across the State,” Oyeyemi said.

He said all Ogun highways such as Lagos-Ibadan expressway Benin-Sagamu-Ore road, Lagos-Abeokuta express road and other highways are being properly patrolled by Police officers to ensure the safety of road users.


“The Commissioner of Police Cp Edward A. Ajogun, while felicitating with Muslim faithfuls and the good people of Ogun State enjoined them to reflect on the importance of the Sallah celebration which is to strengthen our faith in God and be good ambassadors of Islam by ensuring peace at all times.”

“He also appealed to them to observe all Covid-19 preventive methodologies such as maintaining social/physical distancing, use of face mask, washing and sanitizing our hands from time to time while celebrating the Sallah,” the PPRO informed.

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