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Fortify Correctional Centres against jailbreak in Ondo – Akeredolu tells Police



With the incessant assaults by gunmen on correctional centres within the nation, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has charged the police command within the state to deploy methods to wade off potential assaults within the state.

Whereas stressing that it’s crucial for the police to take satisfactory measures to safe Correctional Centres throughout the state, Akeredolu maintained that the coordinated assaults speaks quantity.

In keeping with the governor in an announcement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Richard Olatunde, the scenario grew to become compelling in view of what he described as a disturbing pattern of fixed assaults on “Correctional Houses in some States that border Ondo State.”

He stated that with states reminiscent of Kogi and Ekiti in addition to Oyo struggling comparable ordeal, the attacker had been working with the identical motive of setting free crime suspects, significantly these with gang identities.


Akeredolu added that correctional centres within the state had excessive variety of suspects standing trial in circumstances of alleged homicide, kidnapping, rape and destruction of farmlands, therefore the necessity for the pressing security measures.

The governor maintained that among the many excessive profile suspects within the services had been these standing trial within the homicide of Funke Olakunrin, daughter of elder statesman, Pa Ruben Fasonranti.

“Whereas the Southwest Safety Community, in any other case generally known as Amotekun has demonstrated appreciable capability in tackling insecurity, it’s pertinent that the Nigeria Police authority, particularly the State Command, deploys extra males to safe Correctional Houses within the State.

“All residents are equally enjoined to be vigilant and report any suspicious motion round their respective environments.”

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