The Commissioner of Police, Delta State Command, Mr Adeleke Adeyinka psc has said the ban on the use of fireworks is still in force and that the Command will enforce all the extant laws prohibiting the use of fireworks such as “knock-out,” “banger.”
Mr Adeyinka noted that the ban was necessary to safe-guard public safety and avoid distractions to security operatives, especially during the yuletide season.
The CP, who spoke through the Police Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Onome Onovwakpoyeya, advised parents and guardians to guide their children and wards appropriately, saying anyone arrested would be prosecuted according to the law.
The CP also assured Deltans of their safety at all times and called on them to continue to support the police and other security agencies in their untiring efforts at providing a peaceful and secure environment for the people.
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