Kwara Police Commissioner Issues Strong Warning Against Fireworks And Firecracker Use

The Kwara State Police Commissioner, CP Victor Olaiya has urged citizens of the State to refrain from acts that may disrupt the peace and tranquility within the neighborhood.

A statement signed by the Kwara State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Adetoun Ejire-Adeyemi, said that the ban on the use of Fireworks, Firecrackers, or any other explosive device is still enforced; therefore the CP has warned persons against the use of these dangerous or harmful devices as ‘it can lead to extensive damage to properties, severe injuries or pose as a threat to safety and security of citizens, disturbance of public peace. Anyone caught in this act will be made to face the wrath of the law.

According to DSP Ejire-Adeyemi, the CP further enjoined citizens to be law-abiding, shunning all forms of criminal acts as he has ordered that all Area Commanders, Divisional Police officers, and Heads of Tactical Units in the command to provide maximum security within their area of responsibility before, during and after the yuletide.

“The CP wishes everyone a joyous Christmas and a blissful New Year. We can celebrate responsibly together with our loved ones and make this festive season a memorable and safe experience for all.

CP Victor Olaiya also beckoned on the good people of Kwara State to join hands in fostering a peaceful and harmonious co-existence by reporting any suspicious movement of a person or people to the nearest police station or via these emergency telephone numbers 08125275046 or 07032069501 or logging in to the NPF Rescue Me Application, this can be found on the Google Play Store or through the PPRO social media handles: X (formerly Twitter): @kwara_ ppro Email: