Yobe State Police Command says the ban on use of fireworks, firecrackers, bangers, knockouts and other explosive devices is still in force across the state strictly observed by all and sundry.
The Yobe police command made this known in a statement signed by its Public Rations officer ASP Dungus Abdulkarim and made available to Radio Nigeria.
The statement adds that, brandishing of weapons or dangerous objects of any kind, or any other violent conduct/disposition under the pretext of celebrations remain unlawful as such act will also not be tolerated.
Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, seeks the cooperation of patriotic citizens of the state to confide in the Police and other security agencies by giving useful information and prompt reporting of suspicious person(s), vehicle(s) movement(s) or object(s) around their vicinity to the Police or other security agencies nearest to them
The statement further reassures the determination of the Yobe state police command to ensure hitch free Christmas and New Year celebrations.
Editing by Tina Oyinsan