Pyrotechnic Ban Issued
The Delta State Police Command has made a crucial announcement, strictly prohibiting the sale and use of firecrackers, knockouts, and other pyrotechnic materials across the state.
CP’s Warning for Public Safety
State Commissioner of Police CP Wale Abass has underscored the dangers associated with these items, emphasizing the threat they pose to public security.
Statement Release and Contents
The Command’s spokesperson, DSP Bright Edafe, conveyed this directive in a statement to the press in Warri on Friday, highlighting the hazards and disturbances caused by the use of fireworks.
Implications and Penalties
CP Abass outlined the potential risks, stating the possibility of creating opportunities for criminals and endangering residents. Those found violating the ban will face legal consequences, reiterating the importance of parental supervision during Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Call for Vigilance
Emphasizing the commitment to safeguarding lives and properties, the Commissioner urged the people of Delta State to remain vigilant, assuring a crime-free festive season.