The Kwara state police command said it has deployed 1500 men and women of the police force for Eid celebration within Ilorin metropolis and other parts of the state.
This was contained in a statement issued on Wednesday by the Police Public Relations Officer, Ajayi Okasanmi.
The state Commissioner of Police, Cp Aminu Pai Saleh, in the statement assured members of the public of the preparedness of the Force to provide adequate security for lives and property of Kwarans before, during and after the celebrations.
“1500 police men and women derived from all the departments have been deployed in Ilorin metropolitan area, while adequate provision has also been made to security other parts of the state”, the statement read.
The command also advised criminals in their own interest to change their ways, adding that the Command will not hesitate to arrest and prosecute any law breaker.
“Islamic Clerics are advised to shun inciting and seditious preaching, the Eid praying ground is neither a campaign nor partying venue, hence,political statements, slogans and gatherings will not be accepted at the praying venue.
The command therefore congratulates Muslim Faithful in Kwara State on the successful completion of the holy month of Ramadan