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Ogun LG polls: Police deploys SWAT, other tactical squads




Forward of Saturday’s native authorities election in Ogun State, the police have deployed tactical squads to make sure free, honest and credible polls.

The state police command mentioned it has collaborated with different sister safety companies by setting up, elaborate safety preparations.

An announcement by the Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi, mentioned on Thursday that the command had at varied ranges and fora met with the contesting political events and their candidates, saying they “have been warned to eschew violence earlier than, throughout and after the election.”

Oyeyemi mentioned the Command had directed all of the Space commanders and DPOs to be on the alert to be able to nip within the bud, any violent act that will wish to happen inside their space.

“The command’s tactical groups, particularly SWAT, Anti-kidnapping, Anti-cultism in addition to PMF have been deployed to each nook and cranny of the state to make sure hitch-free native authorities election.

“The Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun, due to this fact appeals to occasion leaders to advise their supporters to conduct themselves in a peaceable method as anyone caught making an attempt to disrupt the graceful conduct of the election will probably be made to really feel the complete weight of the regulation,” it was mentioned.

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