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Eid-el-Fitr Police deploy 2,500 policemen in Katsina

The Commissioner of Police told newsmen in Katsina that the deployment would affect the 34 Local Government Areas of the state.

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The Katsina State Police Command, on Friday, said it would deploy no fewer than 2,500 policemen in different parts of the state to ensure adequate security during the Eid-el-fitr.

Mr Usman Abdullahi, the Commissioner of Police in the state, told newsmen in Katsina that the deployment would affect the 34 Local Government Areas of the state.

He said that policemen would be posted to provide security at the five Eid praying grounds in Katsina metropolis and the palace of Emirs of Katsina and Daura among other strategic places.

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Abdullahi, who expressed the readiness of the command to ensure a hitch free celebration, urged the residents to continue to go about their normal activities in accordance with the law.

He also urged the public to remain patriotic and continue to expose the activities and hideouts of criminals, so as to reduce crimes in the state.

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