Contrary to the speculations that some policemen in the zone are planning to embark on strike action, the Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone 17 comprising Ekiti and Ondo States, AIG Ene Okon, says there are no plans by policemen attached to the Zone to embark on such industrial action.
Mr Okon disclosed this in Akure, the Ondo state capital, when the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, visited the State Police Command as part of efforts to stop the planned strike action.

The AIG stated that policemen under his supervision would not leave work undone.

In his reaction, the Inspector General of Police, represented by the Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Southwest, Mr Babatunde Kokumo, advised against mutiny.

The IGP who said the salary increase for police personnel was being processed, noted that efforts were on to exit the police from the current Contributory Pension Scheme.

On his part, the Ondo state Police Commissioner, Mr Oyeyemi Oyediran, assured the IGP that policemen under his command rejected the strike action.

Leke Adegbite


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