Air Mohammed, Commissioner Of Police, Delta State.
The Commissioner of Police (CP) in Delta State, Ari Muhammed has said there is no sit-at-home order in the state. He made the statement on Sunday and also urged residents to go about with their lawful activities. He also assured residents of the state that he has placed police officers in the state on red alert to curtail any security threat, Daily Post reported
The statement by the CP was signed by the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bright Edafe. The statement by the CP was made in reaction to a Facebook post by some faceless individuals who had in the post entitled, “Unknown gunmen Asaba Delta State sends strong message”, warned residents of the state to observe the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)
But the CP in Delta State in a statement has debunked the order by IPOB, stating that there is nothing like sit-at-home in the state. He urged residents to go about with their lawful activities as his men are well prepared to deal decisively with anyone that wants to foment trouble
He, however, warned the general public and in particular residents in the state capital, Asaba and Delta North district to be vigilant and report any suspicious movement of persons in their vicinity to the police or any other security agencies
The CP in his determination to ensure the safety of lives and property has reportedly placed his officers and men of the command on red alert and given them the directive to deal decisively with anyone or group of persons trying to cause any form of mayhem in the state
He has also ordered the Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Area Commanders, DPOs, and Tactical Commanders to make their presence felt by the people statewide and make the state unsafe and uninhabitable for troublemakers.
The VP also released numbers through which members of the public can contact the command. The numbers: PPRO’s Office on +234 915 557 0008, +234 915 557 0007, Or the Command Control Room via +234 803 668 4974