The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, on Thursday, promised Nigerians a safe Sallah celebration.
Baba directed Commissioners of Police to increase security in states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
In a statement by Force Public Relations Officers, Muyiwa Adejobi, the IGP assured of continued efforts aimed to decimate crimes and criminality.
The IGP charged the Tactical Commanders, CPs and their supervisory Assistant Inspectors General of Police (AIGs) to beef-up security ahead of Eid-el-Kabir.
Baba ordered them to prevent any untoward situation in their Areas of Responsibility (AoR) throughout the season and beyond.
The IGP advised commands to engage in critical assessment of threat prone areas, thorough stop-and-search, raids on black spots and other anti-crime strategies.
Baba further warned personnel deployed to be professional and mindful of the fundamental rights of the citizens.
The IGP, while congratulating the Muslim faithful on the occasion of the year 2022 Eid-el-Kabir celebration, enjoined them to be security conscious.
Sallah: IGP orders police commissioners to boost security, approves stop-and-search