Nigerian Police Ban Use Of Fireworks For Christmas, New Year Seasons
“Parents are to encourage their children and wards against the purchase or use of these items.
“Retailers of these devices are equally advised and warned to stop the sale, as any person or group of persons found flouting this order will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly.”
He further assured the residents within the zone that the zonal command was poised to guarantee the safety and security of lives and properties throughout the festive period.
The AIG also revealed that the zone had put in place adequate security measures in terms of men and material resources to ensure a hitch-free and seamless Yuletide celebration.
He therefore enjoined members of the public to mark the festivities with moderation, while maintaining security consciousness of their environment at all times, as he advised that “Suspicious persons or movements should be reported to the nearest Police Station immediately.”