Eid-el-Kabir: Dabang, Garga seek unity as 3,215 Policemen watch Plateau streets1 min read
The Plateau State Police Command says it has deployed 3,215 personnel to various points across the state for the Sallah celebration.
This it has done in line with its constitutional duty of protecting lives and property of citizens during the festivities, State Police spokesman, Tyopev Terna said, Saturday.
Terna in a press statement emphasized the ban on the use and sale of fireworks and other explosives as well as dangerous weapons during the celebration.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress in Plateau State, Hon Letep Dabang has tasked Muslims to live lives that will make the state a model for others to copy.
In a sallah message on Sunday, Mr. Dabang said the festivity should further unite the state in love, sacrifice and obedience to the will of the Almighty Allah.
His message coincided with that of Alhaji Dr. Dayyabu Yusuf Garga, the Walin Garga and Chairman Dayyabu Garga Foundation who said the festivity is a time for Muslims to once again offer prayers for the unity and development of the state and country at large.
“As we observe all the activities of sacrifice and supplication to the Almighty Allah while even in the holy land and at home,may we continue to extend that love which we are known for,” Garga said.