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Police assure Asaba residents of adequate security over IPOB threats



The Delta State Police Command has assured the residents of Asaba of adequate security following the sit-at-home threat by the Indigeneous People Of Biafra, IPOB.

The state police command in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe urged residents of Asaba to go about their lawful duties, adding that the command would deal decisively with anyone or group of persons who try to cause any form of trouble in the State.

The statement which was titled :”THREAT BY IPOB
DELTA STATE POLICE COMMAND ASSURES RESIDENTS OF THEIR SAFETY AND URGES THEM TO GO ABOUT THEIR LAWFUL BUSINESS” said:”The Delta State Police Command is aware of a YouTube post by some faceless individuals with the caption “Day 3 of the Remembrance of Asaba massacre in 1970”, where the faceless person declared Friday 7/10/2022 as Sit-at-home in Biafra Land.
For the purpose of clarity, the Delta State Commissioner of Police CP Ari Muhammed Ali, FCIA, psc+, has declared that there is no “sit at home order” in Delta State.”

The police commissioner, Ari Muhammed Ali who assured residents of their safety, urged them to go about their lawful business as the Command is willing and able to deal decisively with anyone or group of persons who try to cause any form of trouble in the State.

He admonished members of the public particularly residents of Asaba to report any strange and suspicious movements or persons in their neighborhood to the Command or other law enforcement agencies.

Meanwhile, the CP has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Area Commanders, DPOS, and Tactical Commanders to maintain Police visibility across the length and breadth of the State and emplace measures that would make the State uncomfortable and uninhabitable for any group of hoodlums.

“Delta State Police Command can be contacted through the following numbers;
Command Control Room via +234 803 668 4974, Or the
The PPRO’s Office on +234 915 557 0008, +234 915 557 0007”, the statement added.