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"Use of Fireworks this Christmas Season will end in Arrest"- Nigerian Police

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has issued a warning against the use of fireworks during the upcoming festive season.

On behalf of the Commissioner of Police, the Deputy Public Relations Officer of the Command, ASP Yusuf Mariam, stated "In our bid to ensure safety during the Christmas/New Year celebration, the FCT Police Command wishes to inform members of the public that the ban on the use of fireworks (popularly known as knock out) within the FCT is still effective, hence, residents should desist from using them."

“It is pertinent to note that, all Divisional Police Officers have been directed to ensure strict compliance with the ban on the use of fireworks within the FCT. We urge parents to prevail on their wards to restrain from using fireworks as all violators will be arrested and prosecuted accordingly."

 

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