Yuletide: Sokoto police warns residents against keeping huge sums at home, beef up security

By Ado Hassan, Sokoto

AHEAD of the upcoming yuletide , the Sokoto state police command has cautioned residents against keeping large amount of money at home to avoid attracting criminals.

The advise is coming as the command has simultaneously employed and renewed its operational strategy with a fortified security detachment to nip crimes in the bud within the state.

Spokesman of the command , ASP Muhammad Sadiq dished out the advise on Tuesday in a statement explaining that the timely step was aimed at preventing u suspected robbery attacks at residence.

The command image maker stressed ” people should for whatever personal reason avoid keeping huge sums of money in their residences or on themselves.”

Sadiq explained further that the advise was to responsively checkmate intent and possibilities of robbery attacks ahead of the fast approaching Yuletide.

The statement added ” the measure is to effectively strengthen the frantic efforts being routinely made by the command at strategically improving its constitutional role of ensuring the safety of lives and property of the residents.”

Sadiq , however, stressed the commitment of the command under Mr Ibrahim Ka’oje’s stewardship to the task of protecting the public and property, thus , calling on the good people of he state to desist from the habit.

While assuring of a crime free and peaceful celebrations in the state during the period, Sadiq added” the police Commissioner has enjoined residents to free engage in their lawful businesses without cause to panic.”

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