Ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Delta State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has deployed 3,000 personnel to patrol the states.
Naija News understands that the deployment of officers to the state was part of the efforts to ensure a hitch-free Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
The officers of the NSCDC deployed to the state includes both armed and unarmed personnel.
The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the command, Eke Onyekachi, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen in Asaba, the Delta state capital on Thursday.
He said the officers had been deployed throughout the state to work in synergy with other security agencies.
Onyekachi said that the deployment was to provide adequate security before, during and after the Eid-el-Kabir celebration.
He said that the officers were expected to patrol major areas in the state and would be positioned at strategic locations to ensure maximum security for all Delta people throughout the period of the celebration.
“The commandant assures a hitch free Eid-el-kabir celebrations as the officers are ready to provide adequate security during and after the celebrations, ” he said