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Gombe Police Command Boosts Security Measures For Yuletide Season

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By Abubakar Abdullahi

The Gombe State Police Command has intensified security measures to ensure the safety and well-being of citizens during the upcoming Yuletide celebrations.

ASP Mahid Muazu Abubakar, Gombe Command’s Spokesperson disclosed this in a statement.

He said “This proactive approach is considered necessary in order to prevent criminal activities and maintain the relative peace for a hitch-free celebration across the State.”

ASP Abubakar explained that in his recent address during the monthly conference, on Thursday, the Commissioner of Police, CP Hayatu Usman reiterated the continued ban and enforcement on the sales and use of Fireworks, Knockout, Siren and covering of number plates.

“Public compliance with these measures is crucial for the overall safety of law abiding citizens and visitors alike.”

The CP charged various Police officials, including Heads of Departments, Area Commanders, tactical commanders, Mopol commanders, and Divisional Police Officers, to ensure early deployment of their personnels to strategic locations comprising worship centers, and other public places.

The CP directed the officer in charge of Motor Traffic Division MTD to also ensure early postings of traffic officers across measure roads and busy roads for smooth traffic flow and apprehension of traffic offenders for accident free celebration.

He emphasized that the enforcement of the CP’s directives is paramount.

Furthermore, the CP has stressed the importance of synergy and called on officers to collaborate with other security agencies, community leaders, and relevant stakeholders for intelligence gathering and information sharing that can aid in preventing and combatting crime effectively.

However, he added that the Commissioner of Police also assured the members of the public of the command’s level of preparedness and commitment to ensuring the safety and security of all citizens during the festive period.

In the areas of personal safety and security consciousness, the CP urged members of the public to remain vigilant, report any suspicious activities to the police, and cooperate with the Police and other security personnel to create a peaceful and crime-free environment.

He noted that the Command is taking proactive measures to enhance security ahead of the Yuletide celebration.

“Citizens can trust the command’s readiness to provide adequate and timely deployment of security personnel, guaranteeing a safe and peaceful festive period.”

The Commissioner of Police called on parents/guardians to be watchful over their children/wards during this festive period and further advised motorist drive with caution and the good people of the State to be conscious of their personal security and report any suspicious person/persons within their midst via NPF rescue me APP or emergency lines 08150567771, 09036435359,

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