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Yuletide: Fireworks Banned In Yobe

 Fireworks have been banned during Christmas and New Year festivities in Yobe  State by the police. 

This was contained in a statement signed by police public relations officer of the Police Command, Abdul-Malik Abdul-Hafiz, made available to journalists on Saturday. 

The statement noted that prohibition of the use of fireworks is in existence and will continue to be enforced.

The police in a statement on Saturday explained that use of fireworks such as knockout is regarded as a criminal offence.

It charged parents to caution their children  against the use of fireworks during the periods, while wishing all Nigerians happy celebration.

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