Police warns Suleja residents on use of fireworks
A call has gone to the parents to guide their wards against the use of fireworks and knockouts in Suleja and environs during the New Year festivities.
The Divisional Police Officer, DPO, in charge of the area, CSP Yakubu Isah disclosed this to The Abuja Inquirer, even as he warned that public disturbances and nuisance should be avoided at this period of security challenges.
He noted the need for parents to see the prevailing situation in the country and take measures to prevent their wards from carrying out acts capable of causing panic and confusion in the society, warning that criminals may take the advantage of the situation to perpetrate crime.
The DPO reminded residents that ban on the display of dangerous fireworks and knockouts is still enforce, just as he implored them to be contributing their quota to the fight against criminality.
Isah called on religious leaders in the area to work closely with the police to ensure their places of worship are secured, noting that his leadership has put on measures to protect lives and property as well as respond to distress call without delay.
He assured residents of the area that they would have a hitch free festivities devoid of harassment and intimidation from any quarters, just as he encouraged them to cultivate the habit of alerting security agents with useful information at all time.