Plateau Residents Celebrate Sallah Amidst Tight Security

The eid-el-fitr celebration in Jos, plateau state was marked amidst tight security as security personnel were at various spots monitoring worshippers and worship centres to avert any breach of peace.

Security chiefs led by commander of special task force, commissioner of police and the commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were seen in Jos metropolis and environs to make sure that security arrangements are in place.

Muslim faithful in Plateau state, north central Nigeria came out in large numbers to offer prayers at the end of the Ramadan fasting with maximum security measures put in place by security agents.

In spite of the warning by security agents on the ban of motorcycle and dangerous driving during the festival, there were some that disobeyed and the patrol team of the security chiefs was at hand to apprehend defaulters.

The security chiefs expressed satisfaction on the peaceful celebration and security arrangement with assurance that more security measures will still be put in place for the rest of the festive period.