Nigeria’s Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has said that religious gatherings will still not be tolerated in Nigeria until further notice.
DCP Frank Mba, Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), said this in a statement on Friday.
He also said that security would highly be enforced during and after the Eid-el-Fitri celebrations.
Mba said that a “proactive and robust anti-crime measures, including the deployments of tactical and intelligence assets of the Force” were already in place.
He also reiterated that with adequate adherence to stipulated guidelines by authorities, Nigeria will overcome the pandemic.
The I-G restated that “the COVID-19 prevention regulation orders, the inter state movement restriction, national curfew and the prohibition of religious gatherings were still in force”.