21st December, 2016
The Police in Adamawa Police has renewed the ban on fireworks during the yuletide period across the state.
The police issued the warning in a statement issued by the spokesman of the command, SP Othman Abubakar on Wednesday in Yola.
Abubakar advised parents and guardians to caution their wards as the command would not hesitate in arresting anyone caught selling or using fireworks.
He listed the ban items to include knockouts, banger and other explosives.
“The ban on the use of fireworks such as knockouts, banger and other forms of explosives during the Christmas and New Year festive periods is still enforced.
“This callous attitude may cause not only distractions to the general public but may also constitute a security threat and other environmental hazards.
“The command, therefore, advises parents to warn their children/wards to refrain from such ugly trend as police will not hesitate to clamp down on any person(s) caught selling or using these fireworks,” he threatened.