The Nigeria Police Force, Edo Command, on Tuesday reiterated the ban on sales of fireworks, also known as knock out and warned that offenders would be prosecuted.
DSP Chidi Nwabuzor, the command’s Public Relations Officer, gave the warning in Benin.
“The command warns sellers, buyers of fireworks, parents, guardians and children to desist from sale, purchase and use of fireworks before, during and after the yuletide,’’ Nwabuzor said in a statement.
He said this was because hoodlums might want to hide under the unwholesome practice to perpetrate their nefarious act. Read more