The Oyo State Commissioner of Police, CP Ngozi Onadeko, said the Command has beefed up security ahead of the Easter celebration.
This was contained in a press statement by the Spokesperson of the Command CSP Fadeyi Olugbenga.
The CP also enjoined all Christian faithfuls to ensure that COVID-19 protocols are adhered to in various places of worship.
In view of the celebrations, the Command has deployed a total number of Five Thousand Two hundred and Ninety-six (5,296) Police personnel to ensure a hitch free celebration.
In addition, effective plans have also been emplaced to police all entry and exit points and other parts of the State through aggressive stop and search, effective visibility patrol, and intelligence-led raid of black spots. Places of worship, recreation centres, financial institutions and other public facilities will be adequately protected.
Members of the public are enjoined to cooperate with the Police by giving out credible information, while the Police personnel have been charged to be courteous and civil to members of the public while discharging their duties. In case of any distress, citizens are advised to call the Police Control Room Numbers: 08081768614, 07055495413 and 615 (Toll Free) of the Oyo State Security Trust Fund.