Police, Borno gov task worshippers on security

Kano State Police Command has called on worshippers attending Eid grounds to avoid taking unnecessary objects other than praying mats, so as to avert unnecessary break down of law as well as to checkmate whoever may want to foment trouble.

This is just as the command advised people attending recreational centres and places of gatherings during the celebration to be extra vigilant by taking good cognizance of people and objects around, with a view to report any suspicious movement to security officials.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Magaji Musa Majia, on behalf of the Commissioner of Police, CP Muhammed A. Dikko, and made available on Tuesday.

Borno State government has advised Muslims to be vigilant as they troop to various Eid grounds to offer prayers at the end of Ramadan.

Governor Kashim Shettima gave the advice when he spoke with newsmen on Tuesday.

Shettima also advised the residents to see security as a collective responsibility rather than the duty of security agents alone.

He said that government would introduce stringent security checks to ensure safety at the various Eid grounds in the state.