Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Command, says it has deployed 2,500 personnel to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration in the state.
The Commandant, Mr Abu Tambuwal stated this in a statement by the spokesman of the Corps, Mr Ibrahim Idris, on Wednesday in Kano.
Tambuwal disclosed that the personnel would be deployed to various Eid prayer grounds and major routes to ease traffic flow and ensure safety on the roads.
He said the Corps would work in collaboration with other security agencies to enforce state government’s ban on festivals during the festive season.
The Commandant enjoined the residents to comply with the COVID-19 protocols such as social distancing, use of face mask, hand washing and good personal hygiene.
The Corps also provide Toll free numbers: 08033216588, 08036905413, and 08038041062. (NAN)