Commissioner of Police in Oyo State, Mrs. Ngozi Onadeko has assured maximum security as the nation marks the 61st Independence Anniversary on Friday. 

This is contained in a statement signed, in Ibadan, by the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, Mr. Adewale Osifeso. 

The statement notes that the Command has emplaced adequate security measures to protect the citizenry and ensure the success of all the activities lined up for the anniversary celebration to prevent any untoward situation throughout the period of the celebration and beyond. 

It states further that Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers, DPOs, Heads of Tactical teams, and formations throughout the Command have been directed to lead the Independence Anniversary security operations from the frontline. 

The police commissioner says the deployed teams are to ensure high visibility and intelligence-driven patrols around the venues of the celebrations, residential areas, and other places of the public resort to prevent any infiltration by hostile elements. 

While congratulating Oyo State for yet another October 1st celebration, the police have appealed for the continuous cooperation of all and sundry with the valiant officers and men of the Command towards the crusade against crimes and criminality throughout the nooks and cranny of the state.

Rasheedah Makinde


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