Alhaji Salihu Fagge, Sokoto State Commissioner of Police, on Thursday assured residents that adequate security measures had been taken to ensure hitch-free Easter celebrations in the state.
Fagge told newsmen in Sokoto that an operational order had been issued to Police Area Commands and Divisions on measures to protect lives and property.
He said that sufficient plain security personnel had since been deployed in all places of worship to ensure the safety of people.
The Commissioner of Police explained that the command was ready to combat any threat to peace and security during and after the period.
He however said that the police were working with other security agencies in the state to ensure hitch-free Easter celebrations.
He then called on residents to be vigilant and security conscious especially while attending public functions.
Fagge urged residents to imbibe the culture of sharing intelligence reports on movement of dubious characters in their midst for prompt security action.