Easter Celebration: Police Commissioner Reassures Of Watertight Security In Plateau
The Commissioner of Police, Plateau State Command, CP Bartholomew N. Onyeka has reassured residents of the State of the commitment of the Police to collaborate with other Security Agencies and stakeholders to provide watertight security before, during, and after the ceremonious period in the State, as Christians all over the world mark the Crucifixion, Death, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ in the spirit of Easter Celebration,
According to a press release on Saturday, 8th April 2023 signed by the Plateau State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Alfred Alabo, said the CP has ordered Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, and Heads of Tactical/Operational Units of the Command to deploy all operational and intelligence assets at their disposal, as well as devise the best crime detection/prevention strategies to effectively police their areas of responsibilities to ensure a hitch-free Easter Celebrations. He warns Supervisory Officers to ensure that their personnel maintains a polite but firm and professional attitude in the discharge of Easter duties, as they will be vicariously liable for any form of unprofessional conduct by their men.
While felicitating and wishing Christian Faithful a smooth and peaceful Easter Celebration, the Police boss enjoins them to be mindful of the essence of the season, which signifies the true nature of Almighty God and His uncommon love for humanity and they should emulate Christ by demonstrating love throughout their lives.
Given the above, commercial operation by tricycles (Keke NAPEP) within Jos and Bukuru metropolis is hereby restricted on Easter Sunday, 9th April 2023. Also, the ban on a motorcycle in Jos/Bukuru metropolis is still in force.
Members of the public are again, called upon to render their usual support to the Police and other law enforcement agencies within the State and be law-abiding, vigilant and report promptly any suspicious acts to the nearest Police Station or call the following emergency hotlines: 07059473022, 08038907662, 08075391844. They can also use the upgraded “NPF Rescue Me App”, which can be downloaded on Android and iPhone App Stores, to report security incidents.