From Gyang Bere, Jos
The Commissioner of Police Plateau State Command, CP Bartholomew Onyeka has banned the Operation of trickles and sale of fire works during the EID-EL-KABIR celebration in Plateau
Onyeka in a press statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer PPRO, DSP Alfred Alabo said the Command will collaborate with other security agencies to provide adequate security in the state.
“The command wishes to remind members of the public that, the ban on the sale of fire works such as knockout, bangers and other explosives is still in force and violators will face the full wrath of the law.
“Parents and guardians are required to counsel their children and wards not to engage in drugs/substance abuse as well as any other form of anti social activities.
“The members of the public should also note that, there is a total ban on the use of tricycle popularly known as (Keke) during these period of the celebration within Jos metropolis and Bukuru area of the State.”
He urged members of the public to be security conscious, and give useful and timely information to the Police and other security agencies in order to curtail the pre-sallah illegal activities of Sara-suka and other cult groups.
CP Onyeka urged residents of the state as well as visitors to promptly call the Command emergency hotline for vital information and complaint on any suspicious movement.