Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Jigawa State Command, revealed that it has deployed 1200 officers to ensure strict compliance with government directives on COVID-19 safety measures during Eid-el Kabir celebration.
The command’s Public Relations Officer (PRO), SC Adamu Shehu, who disclosed this in a statement said that State Commandant, Alhaji Garba Muhammad, gave the directive through the Deputy Commandant in charge of operations.
According to Mr. Adamu, the officers were deployed to ensure that people comply with the State Government’s directive on COVID-19 safety protocols, such as the wearing of protective face masks, use of hand sanitizer or washing of hands, and observing social distancing, especially at the Eid grounds.
However, the Commandant directed the NSCDC personnel to be civil in the discharge of their assigned responsibilities. He also urged them to work in harmony with other law enforcement agencies in the State.
The commandant urged the general public to be law-abiding and assist in the maintenance of law and order. Then he wished the good people of the State a happy and successful Eid-el-Kabir celebration.