The Commissioner of Police Delta State Command CP. Ari Muhammed Ali, has deployed a total number of five thousand eight hundred and eighty three (5883) Police personnel for crime prevention and control for the Easter celebration.
Acting Police Public Relation Officer, Edafe Bright stated this in an Easter message released to newsmen on Monday.
He said that the deployed officers are for crime prevention and control around places of worship, recreation centers, as well as to ensure crime/hitch free celebration.
Members of the public are hereby implored to cooperate with officers deployed, as they are under instruction to be civil, polite but firm in ensuring the security and safety of travelers and other road users throughout the state.
The CP wishes to rejoice with the Christian Community as they have their annual Easter Celebration which commemorates the crucifixion, burial and the eventual resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The CP wishes to enjoin Christian leaders within the state to ensure that throughout the services all Christian faithfuls keep to Covid-19 protocols in their various places of worship to help the state in its fight to keep at its barest minimum the cases of the Covid-19
The Commissioner of Police wish all Christians faithfuls happy Easter celebrations in advance.