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Delta Police Boss Deploys 5, 883 Officers For Easter

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CP Muhammed Ali Ari

Ahead of the Easter Celebration by Christians, 5, 883 police personnel have been dispatched across the state to ensure security.

The Delta State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ari Muhammed Ali, rejoiced with the Christian Community as the annual Easter Celebration which commemorates the crucifixion, burial and the resurrection of Jesus Christ draws near.

The CP equally enjoined Christian leaders within the state to ensure that throughout the services all Christian faithful keep to Covid-19 protocols in their various places of worship.

According to a press release by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Edafe Bright, “this is t o help the state in its fight to keep at its barest minimum the cases of the Covid-19 pandemic”.

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He disclosed that a total of 5, 883 police personnel for crime prevention and control which will also cover places of worship, recreation centers, so 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 Commissioner of Police wish all Christians faithfuls happy Easter celebrations in advance”, the release added.

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