The Lagos State police command has assured residents of adequate security during and after the sallah celebration and that its operatives are directed to be courteous.
The command gave the assurance in a statement issued by the police spokesperson, SP Benjamin Hundeyin.
According to him, police commissioner Idowu Owohunwa has deployed personnel to vulnerable points for hitch-free celebrations.
“In line with his policing vision, CP Owohunwa has directed all area commanders, DPOs, tactical commanders and intelligence officers to review their deployment of human and operational resources, especially at identified strategic and vulnerable points across the state, to forestall any breakdown of security,” the command stated.
The statement added, “Deployed officers have been charged to remain professional, courteous but firm in the discharge of their duties.”
“The emplaced security architecture will be closely monitored and reviewed in a bid to sustain the existing peace in the state,” said Mr Owohunwa.
The police urged residents to remain vigilant by supporting security measures to safeguard lives and property.
“Be security conscious, vigilant and report any suspicious incident or happening to the nearest police station,” said the statement.