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Police to provide safety and security during Hibiscus festival

The Fiji Police Force’s “Operation Adi Sentioa” has commenced and will run until the 21st of August. In a statement, Police Chief Operations Officer and Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Tito Elo said the programme encompassed a number of major events taking place in the Capital these holidays. ELO: “The operation however does not solely focus on […]

Serelisoni Moceica

August 11, 2016 8:04 am

The Fiji Police Force’s “Operation Adi Sentioa” has commenced and will run until the 21st of August.

A officer of the Fiji Police Force on duty. (Fiji Police Force)
An officer of the Fiji Police Force while on duty. (Fiji Police Force)

In a statement, Police Chief Operations Officer and Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Tito Elo said the programme encompassed a number of major events taking place in the Capital these holidays.

ELO: “The operation however does not solely focus on the Hibiscus Festival scheduled to begin on Saturday 13 th August, 2016 but encompasses a number of other major events scheduled to also take place within the Central Policing District during the 2nd term school holidays.”

ACP Elo said the events are expected to draw an unprecedented number of people into the Suva central business district from all divisions including overseas visitors.

Fiji Police Force Chief Operations Officer ACP Tito Elo. (Fiji Police Force)
Fiji Police Force Chief Operations Officer ACP Tito Elo. (Fiji Police Force)

ELO: “As such our mission will be to provide safety and security for all and ensure safe return to their various destinations. We will be pushing forward manpower and resources from various Units to ensure maximum visibility.”

ACP Elo urged the public to cooperate and be patient especially with the expected slow traffic movement due to the erection of roadblocks at strategic locations and will at times slow traffic movement.

ELO: “However we will not be able to achieve this alone, and are once again requesting everyone to assist us in making sure all major events planned for the coming week will be incident free.”

He said as responsible citizens, it is important that the public assist Police in making sure that they are doing the right thing even when no one is looking.

ELO: “To all the school children enjoy your school holidays and stay connected at home as it is the safest place for you.”

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