Delta police assures of adequate security during AFCON qualifier


The Delta state police command has assured of adequate security during the AFCON qualifier and international friendly matches between Nigeria, Egypt and Seychelles.

The international friendly matches are billed to hold at Stephen Keshi Township Stadium Asaba on the 22nd and 26th of March, 2019.

The command said Nigerians are expecting visitors from other African countries especially, Seychelles and Egypt, among others.

Commissioner of Police CP Adeyinka Adeleke  stated this in a statement in Asaba said “operation order has been drawn-up and well trained security personnel deployed to all the nook and crannies of the State, escort provided for the players and officials.”

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According to him, “it is therefore expected that we extend to them our warm hospitality which Nigeria is known for during their stay as they will be lodging in Hotels, and visiting other places of importance.

Police boss said the Nigerian National team, the Super Eagle has already arrived while other nationals will be arriving soon.

CP Adeleke assures that all and sundry that adequate security has been put in place, for their safety and security before, during and after the event.

However, Adeleke noted that personnel have been deployed and  briefed on the rules of engagement and professional code of conduct in line with international best practices in the discharge of their duties to ensure a hitch-free fiesta.

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He enjoins Deltans to be security conscious and report any crime to the Police or other security agencies nearest to them.

 He reiterates that Delta is peaceful and admonished parents and guardians to warn their children and wards not to engage themselves in any act capable of breaching the existing peace as adequate sanctions will be meted to any person(s) found wanting.



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