Men of the Ekiti State Police Division have vowed to make sure the government’s directive on cancellation of all public gatherings of more than 20 people due to the Coronavirus pandemic is upheld.
In a statement issued on Sunday by the Commissioner of Police, Asuquo Amba, through the Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, the police said this was their own way of helping the government fight the pandemic.
The statement said, “Henceforth, all public gatherings, be it political, social or religious, night clubs and bar, that exceed 20 people, are prohibited. Any group of persons who violate the order shall be arrested and prosecuted.
“The commissioner of police advises everyone to be law abiding for the benefit of all and our society, as the command will always prioritise the safety of life and property.”