Police ban motorcycle race during Eid celebration

Rebecca, Gapsiso, Gombe


The Gombe State Police Command has banned motorcycle race and reckless driving by youths popularly known as ‘yan ud’ during the forthcoming Eid-el-Kabir Sallah celebrations.

A statement by the Command’s Police Public Relation Officer, Superintendent of Police Obed Mary Malum, said organizers of such unapproved activities during Sallah celebrations should be ready to bear the consequences of any negative fallout before, during and after the celebrations.

Mrs. Malum called on the people of the State not to hesitate to report to the Police or any security agency near where they notice any suspicious person or activities using the following numbers: 08150567771, 07053792577.

The statement said the State Police Commissioner, Mr. Bello Makwashi, assured all peace loving people of Gombe State of its responsibilities of protecting lives and property, as well as the maintenance of law and order.


Confidence Okwuchi