Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase has tasked Commissioners of Police to provide water-tight security during and after the Sallah celebrations.
The IGP also directed the commissioners to pay special attention to all places of worships, critical public places and other vulnerable points prone to criminal attack.
The police boss said in a statement issued in abuja that the directive became imperative to ensure hitch-free Sallah Celebrations following the two days public holiday declared by the federal government
Statement signed by Emmanuel Ojukwu, the Forrce Public Relations Officer said the Police High Command is hopeful that the operational strategies adopted by the Force and renewed collaboration with the public will yield positive results.
While felicitating with muslim faithfuls as they round off the Ramadan Fast, the IGP enjoined them and other citizens to support the Police and provide useful information towards preventing and unearthing crimes and their perpetrators.