At least no fewer than 25,000 personnel have been deploy in Plateau state by the order of Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Alhaji Gana Abdullahi Muhammad for the hitch free Easter celebration across the 17 local Government Area of the state.
The Plateau state commandant, Olasopu Solomon in an interaction with some media disclosed that people should go sleep at rest especially in all parts of the state during the Easter day celebration.
“We assure the general public that nothing will intimidate them because all security agents were charged to keep surveillance in every part of the town “, he warns.
According to him, this came under the order of Abdullahi Gana Muhammad who has instructed the entire states commandant across the 36 states that no one should travel for Easter Day celebration but ensure hitch-free exercise.
However, Solomon recounts the type of love and understanding of Governor Simon Bako Lalong have for the security architecture, there is no gainsaying that equipment had been provided to cruise criminals in the state.
Solomon issued out warning that any group who want to take advantage of the peaceful nature of the state commands to commit any offense or disrupt the hard end peace will face stiff resistance and wrap of law.
He used this medium to appeal to parents and guardian to warn their children to stay away from anything that is capable of triggering crisis within the state.
The NSCDC has vowed not to tolerate any hooligans that foment trouble in the name of religion so we are calling on all citizens to report those miscreants and their hiding place.
We advise them against perpetuating all manner of a crime under the influence of drinking dangerous substances that if arrested they will be punished according to the law of the land.
The Governor led government has empowered the personnel of NSCDC with vehicles to cut the menace of criminal in the state during and after the festive period.
The Commandant General has shown his appreciation and support to the administration of Governor Simon Bako Lalong led regime by calling on the general public to go about their normal worship as personnel has been deploy in all motor parks, museum, and the churches.