By Emma OBIAMIWE, Senior Investigator Correspondent, ASABA.
TO ensure a violence free Christmas and new year festivities, the Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Adeyinka Adeleke has deployed over 7000 Policemen to all the nook and crannies of the state. The Police boss who has vowed to ensure not a single record of crime occurs during and after the yuletide season said the deployed Police team was made up of both conventional and other tactical teams of the command adding that they have been adequately provided with requisite logistics for the purpose. He however, warned that the command would not condone any breach of peace from any quarter. A statement by the Command’s spokesperson, DSP Onome Onovwapkpoyeya made available to CrimeWorld said the CP felicitates with all law abiding Deltans even as they have been enjoined to go about their lawful business. The statement reads: “On behalf of the officers and men of Delta State Command felicitates with Deltans as they celebrate Christmas and New Year. To this end, the Commissioner of Police has ordered the deployment of over seven thousand (7000) officers and men comprising Conventional Police and other Tactical Teams of the Command with adequate necessary logistics to provide security in churches and other public places of interest in the State. Furthermore, the Command is using this medium to warn all unfriendly forces of all descriptions, such as kidnappers, militants, cultist and other disgruntled elements that may want to cause break down of law and order before, during and after the festive period to have a rethink or face the full wrath of the law. Finally, the CP enjoins all and sundry to go about the celebration in a peaceful manner and to cooperate with Police and other security agencies in their efforts towards ensuring peaceful celebrations and equally report any suspicious person or object to the nearest Police Station or call the Command control room phone No. 08036684974 for immediate action.”
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