Eid-Ul-Fitr: Police cautions youth to be mindful of safety

Muslims praying

The Ghana Police has asked all Muslims to be mindful of their personal safety as they celebrate Eid-Ul-Fitr on Friday June 15.

A statement signed by David Eklu, Assistant Commissioner of Police, Director-General/Public Affairs adequate security measures have also been put in place to protect life and property on the occasion.

“The Police administration and the entire Police Service congratulates all Muslims in the country for a successful Ramadan and also wish them “Barka da Sallah” on the occasion of the celebration of the Eid-Ul-Fitr. The Police wishes to assure the general public, especially Muslims that adequate security measures have been put in place to create a congenial atmosphere for a peaceful celebration of the Eid,” the statement said.

It added: “While wishing all Muslims an enjoyable festival, the Police wish to seize the opportunity to entreat celebrants, especially the youth to endeavour to observe the motor traffic regulations.

“They are also advised to be mindful of their safety and that of other members of the public, that the Police is on hand for any assistance on the following hotlines: MTN and Vodafone 18555 and All networks 191 or 0302773906.”