THE Joint Task Force (JTF) in Borno and Yobe States said Saturday that it is at alert to ensure a peaceful Easter celebration.

The assurance was contained in separate statements by Joint Task Force spokesmen, Lt. Col Sagir Musa, in Borno State, and his Yobe State counterpart, Lt. Lazarus Eli, in Maiduguri, yesterday.

Musa said that security is not only the business of the JTF and other security agencies, but a collective responsibility that could guarantee the safety of life and property at all times.

The statement reads in part: “The JTF, as usual, is at alert and will continue to maintain the momentum to ensure peaceful a Easter celebration in its areas of responsibility. Remember, Sallah and Christmas celebrations were peacefully enjoyed without lose of any life or property in Maiduguri and other parts of the state.”

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