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Easter: CP Orders Massive Police Deployment On Flash Points In Delta 




By Stephen Asaba-ase


The Commissioner of Police Delta State CP Abaniwonda Olufemi has assured Deltans, Residents, and non-residents of the Command’s readiness to ensure a hitch-free celebration ahead of the upcoming Easter festivity following the massive deployment of officers in the command.


According to a press statement signed by ANIPR, FCIA, FIPMD, the police public relation officer, S.P Bright Edafe on 29th March 2024, the CP directed all Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, and Commanders of the various Tactical Teams in the command, to heighten their visibility across the state, to prevent, combat, and at the same time, counter serious and violent crime during the Easter holiday period and beyond.


Mr Olufemi noted that the police will focus on special crime awareness and prevention operations, as well as targeting crimes common over the celebration. He further advised the public to be alert, law-abiding, and also actively instrumental to the policing of their environment and aid the police in the fight against criminality during the Easter period.


The Command had drew up additional deployments from the Department of Operations, Tactical teams which include Dragon Patrol, RRS, CP-Decoy, Raiders Squad, Safe Delta, Safer high way Patrol, Eagle-Net Special Squad, Crack Squad, and the Special Anti-Kidnapping and Cyber Crime Squad. Personnel will also be deployed to worship centers and resort centers, he said.


CP Olufemi noted also that the command will be tightening its crime-fighting efforts during the Easter period and beyond; hence, all officers will be out in full force working closely with other sister agencies to ensure the safety of the good and peace-loving residents in the State

“The Commissioner of Police CP Abaniwonda Olufemi on behalf of officers and men of the Command wishes all Deltans and Nigerians a hitch-free Easter celebration”.