Police Deploys Massively Ahead Of Yuletide Season In Delta State
……. As CP promises residents that criminals will not find it comfortable during the yuletide period and beyond
…… Assuring residents of adequate security
The Delta State Commissioner of Police, CP Wale Abass has ordered massive deployment of Police personnel across the length and breadth of the state to provide sufficient security before, during, and after the Yuletide celebration.
A statement on Saturday, 23rd December 2023 signed by the Delta State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP. Edafe Bright said that the CP has also directed that all Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, and Tactical Commanders, to deploy their men to guarantee the safety of all state citizens and the success of all the celebration-related events planned.
During his address, the CP stated that the police would be undertaking operations throughout the state, focusing on visible policing at all celebration locations, particularly shopping centers, and other resort areas. Similarly, the police will focus on special crime awareness and prevention operations, as well as targeting crimes common over the festive season.
Conclusively, CP Wale Abass urges members of the public to always remain alert and aware of their surroundings to avoid being easy prey for crooks who may want to take advantage of this period, which is typically marked by social gatherings and festivities. He further advised the public to be law-abiding, and nurture an active participation in community policing, so that they can be instrumental to the police in the fight against crime during the Festive Season and beyond.
The Commissioner of Police, on behalf of officers and men of the Command, wishes all Deltans and residents of the State a hitch-free celebration. He assures that the command is actively ready for the festivities; hence, anyone with criminal intent will be squeezed out of the state.