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Arrest those trying to ignite ethnic tension, Gov. Makinde tells Oyo CP

Oyo State Governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde wants the new Commissioner of Police deployed to the state, Ngozi Vivian Onadeko, to arrest and treat as criminal those igniting ethnic tension and heating up security situations in the state.

He stated this during a courtesy visit to his office by the new commissioner of police.

Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde (left) and the first female Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, Ngozi Vivian Onadeko, during her first official visit to the governor at the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan. PHOTO: Oyo State Government.

Governor Makinde maintained that his administration was not against any particular ethic group but to flush out criminal elements everywhere in the state.

: Oyo State Governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde (left); presenting an artwork to the first female Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, Ngozi Vivian Onadeko, during her first official visit to the governor at the Governor’s Office, Secretariat, Agodi, Ibadan. PHOTO: Oyo State Government

The governor said maximum support would be given to the Nigerian Police to synergy with other security agencies to ensure safety of lives and properties and economic prosperity of the state 

Earlier, the Commissioner of Police, Ngozi Vivian Onadeko has commenced visibility policing and re-jigging of the Special Rapid Squad (SRS) amongst other effort to ensure a secured Oyo state. 

The commissioner of police urged the residents of Oyo State, particularly in Ibarapa region of the state to remain calm and go about their lawful businesses as the police would do all within its power to ensure their safety 

Deputy Commissioner of Police Operations, Abubakar Lawal, Deputy Commissioner of Police, Wale Abass and other senior police officers were on the entourage.

Iyabo Adebisi

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