The office of the secretary to the delta State government today has released a memo banning the use of fireworks in the state during this festive season
“It is hereby announced for the information of the general public particularly citizens and residents of the state that the use of fireworks during this Christmas and new year season has been banned in the state.”
“The state government is constrained to take this decision because of the security implications that may arise from the use of the fireworks during this period.”
“Security agencies in the state have been directed to enforce this ban in the interest of public safety and anyone in breach of it will be prosecuted.”
By Chiedu Ebie.