Ahead of the forthcoming coronation ceremony of the Olu of Warri which takes place on August 21, 2021, the Delta State Police Command has deployed 1,000 police personnel to ensure water tight security before, during and after the coronation ceremony.
The command in a statement by its Acting Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Bright Edafe, a Deputy Superintendent of Police hinted that two bomb squads has been deployed to report 48 hours before the coronation day to sweep the venue and ensure it is completely rendered safe.
Also, two units of Mobile police personnel and conventional police officers which include traffic personnel have been deployed, DSP Edafe said, pointing out that this, according to the Commissioner of Police, Ari Muhammed Ali is to ensure a water tight
Therefore, CP Ali warns mischief makers to steer clear as the command is more than ready to deal decisively with anybody who tries to disrupt or cause any form of mischief during the coronation. “All that needs to be done to ensure that the event is hitch free and devoid of any form of violence has been put in place,” the statement said.
To this end, the CP Ali has directed the Area Commander, Warri, Divisional Police Officers, Tactical Operations Officers of the Command to leave no stone unturned towards ensuring thorough supervision of personnel deployed for the actualization of peace and tranquility during and after the coronation ceremony.
The CP on behalf of his management team, officers and men of the
command wishes the people of Warri and Deltans a peaceful and hitch
free Coronation ceremony.