The Ogun state Police Command is to collaborate with other security agencies to ensure safety of lives and property during the coming Saturday Local Government Election.

A statement by the Spokesman of the Command, Mr. Abímbólá Oyeyemi in Abeokuta stated that the police has put in place elaborate security arrangements to ensure free, fair and credible election.

Mr Oyeyemi said the command has met with the contesting political parties and their candidates warning to them to eschew violence before, during and after the election.

He also said the Command has directed all the Area commanders and Divisional Police Officers to be on the alert to nip in the bud any violent act that may want to occur within their area.

Mr. Oyeyemi said the command’s tactical teams including SWAT, Anti-kidnapping, Anti-cultism and the mobile police force have been deployed to every nook and cranny of the state to ensure hitch free local government election.

The spokesman said the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Edward Ajogun appealed to party leaders to advise their supporters to conduct themselves in peaceful manner as anybody caught trying to disrupt the smooth conduct of the election will be made to face the full weight of the law. 

Wale Oluokun


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