The Commissioner of Police, Delta State, Mr. Adeleke Adeyinka
has announced that the ban on the use of fireworks is still in force and that the State Police Command will enforce all the extant laws prohibiting the use of fireworks such as “knock-out,” “banger” etc.
A statement by the Police Public Relations Officer, Onome Onovwakpyeya, a Deputy Superintendent of Police said the CP noted that the ban is necessary to safe-guard public safety and avoid distractions to security operatives, especially during the yuletide season.
“Parents/guardians are advised to guide their children and wards appropriately as anyone arrested will be prosecuted according to the law,” the statement said.
Onovwakpyeya said 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.