Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State Command, CP Romokere Ibani, Addressed journalists after the 24th state security council meeting in Government House, Yenagoa. Further, The 24th state security council welcomed the new commissioner of Police to the command. Meanwhile, The Governor of Bayelsa, Doute Diri, presided over the meeting. The meeting took place at the government house in Yenagoa.
During the 24th state security council meeting, the Governor thanked the country’s security forces. He thanked the people of Bayelsa for their support and cooperation with the security forces. In light of the upcoming governorship elections, Governor Diri urged the people to continue this support and encouragement.
The Commissioner of Police, Bayelsa State, Romokere Ibani, briefed reporters on the decisions reached by the Council. He made the address after the State’s Security Council meeting in the Government House.
They are as follows:
1. Political parties are advised to submit their programmes and campaigns before time to the commissioner of Police to enable him to analyze them and ensure there is no clash between political parties.
2. The public is urged to help the Police and other security agencies provide information on matters bothering the security of our state.
3. Tricycles remain banned from 7:00 PM to 6:00 AM. However, they have also decided that if you are an officer of the law, and you are going to work from a far distance, and you have a motorcycle, you can ride it. However, this is applicable only with a permit. The SA security, through the coordinator of the community safety corps, will issue out tags which all the security heads will collect and give to their members.
4. The police force of Bayelsa will arrest and deal with Anybody seen destroying party billboards or individual billboards.
The security council of Bayelsa made these decisions to implement more stringent safety regulations further. All the people of the state must follow these regulations for their own and their community betterment.