Lagos State Police Command says it has deployed 12,000 policemen for a hitch free Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the state. 

The State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana in a statement says the Commissioner of Police, CP Zubairu Muazu mni has directed the implementation of robust and elaborate security arrangement throughout the state by Area Commanders, Tactical Commanders and Divisional Police Officers.

He added that they are to be on ground to beef up security, carryout massive deployment of Police personnel for visibility patrols, crowd controls, and adequate protection of all Eid praying grounds and other venues of celebrations in their areas of responsibilities.

The statement says, Anti-Crime patrols have been deployed along all major roads throughout the state for the protection and safety of travellers, commuters and other road users during the period and beyond. They are under strict instructions to be civil, polite, compassionate and firm in carryout their duties.

Parents are advised to monitor the movements and activities of their children and Youths are warned against engaging in any act of violence.

In case of emergency, the Command can be reached through the following numbers: 08063299264, 08065154338, 08060357795, 09053872208, 08127155071

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