Ramadan: IGP Orders Tight Security, Urges Muslims to Embrace Forgiveness, Peace

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, on today assured Nigerians of adequate security during the Ramadan period.

Egbetokun said that the police as an institution recognized the importance of respecting religious practices and cultural traditions and the need to promote the principles of tolerance, understanding and unity within our diverse society.

A statement issued by the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi said: “As the holy month of Ramadan begins, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Kayode Adeolu Egbetokun, extends the warmest greetings from the Nigeria Police Force to all Muslim Ummah across the country on the Ramadan season, a time of reflection, spiritual growth, and communal solidarity which holds great significance for millions of Muslim faithful around the world.

“During this holy period, the Nigeria Police reaffirms its commitment to ensuring the safety, security, and well-being of all citizens.

“The IGP urges all Muslim Ummah to embrace the spirit of compassion, generosity, and forgiveness that defines Ramadan. He calls for all to come together, support one another, foster a sense of harmony, and build stronger bonds of friendship and cooperation in the holy month and beyond.

“The Inspector-General of Police, while urging members of the public to embrace the community policing concept, charges Nigerians to support the NPFs efforts to maintain peace and order throughout the month of Ramadan”.

He said the IGP equally urged all Muslim Ummah to cherish the blessings of Ramadan and strive to make a positive difference in the lives of others.