The Commissioner of Police, Ogun state command, Edward Awolowo Ajogun has assured residents and indigene of the state of their safety during the forthcoming July 24th local government election in the state and beyond.
In a statement signed by the command’s spokesperson, DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, Ajogun said the Ogun State Police Command in collaboration with other sister security agencies has put in place elaborate security arrangements to ensure free, fair and credible election.
“To this end, the command has at various levels and foray met with the contesting political parties and their candidates and has been warned to eschew violence before, during and after the election.
Also, the Command has directed all the Area commanders and DPOs to be on the alert in order to nip in the bud any violent act that may want to occur within their area.
He said the command’s tactical teams, namely SWAT, Anti-kidnapping, Anti-cultism as well as PMF have been deployed to every nook and cranny of the state to ensure hitch free local government election.
Edward Awolowo Ajogun appeals to party leaders to advise their supporters to conduct themselves in a peaceful manner as anybody caught trying to disrupt the smooth conduct of the election would be made to feel the full weight of the law.