Commissioner of Police Oyo State Command, Mrs Ngozi Onadeko has reiterates her efforts at ensuring an hitch-free exercise through strategic deployment of tactical and intelligence apparatus at the ongoing Local Government Election in fulfillment of the electoral mandates of the Nigeria Police Force as constitutionally enshrined. 

She said in view of this, all constitutionally established election related laws would be enforced against the backdrop of providing comprehensive security coverage for the electoral officers, materials and electorate in general.

The police commissioner re-emphasised that the 6am to curfew imposed across the 33 Local Government Areas by the State Government was to enable the conduct of the election without hindrance and Only persons on essential services are exempted from the restriction order.

Mrs Onadeko noted that Parents and Guardians should warn their wards to be of good conduct throughout the election process and avoid been used by political merchants in scuttling the electoral process as such breaches and violations would be decisively sanctioned.

The police commissioner expressed the Command’s profound gratitude to the people of Oyo State for their unflinching support and cooperation towards the rendition of timely and credible information. 

Mrs Onadeko therefore enjoined people that should in case of emergency, the Command could always be reached through these emergency control room numbers: 615 (toll free) (OYO STATE SECURITY TRUST FUND), and Oyo State Police Command emergency lines 07055495413 and 08081768614. 

She added that The Nigeria Police Force “rescue me” application was also available for free download incase of any problem for quick interventions 

Rasheedah Makinde


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