Polls: Ogun Police Command Releases Hotlines
ABEOKUTA, April 05, (THEWILL) - Ahead of the reschedule elections, Ogun State Police Command, Abeokuta Monday released official lines to the general public with the aim of assisting the police to provide useful information that will catalyze the perfect security arrangement put in place to achieve free, fair and credible election in the state.
In a statement by its Public Relation Officer, ASP Muyiwa Adejobi the numbers made available are 08032136765; (Control Room), 08037168147; (PPRO) 08037441955; and (Gateway Response Squad), 08039469438; (AC operations). He urged members of the public to utilize the numbers by alerting the police in case of occurrence of any electoral offences or any acts that can affect the smooth running of the voting exercise.
He said the Commissioner of Police, CP Olayinka Balogun has advised the good people of the state to remain calm and be law-abiding as the Command will not hesitate to arrest and prosecute anyone caught in any violent act or any act capable of causing the breakdown of law and order during and after the election in the State.
He added that the Commissioner has also given out instruction as well as directives to officers and men in the Command on how best to achieve effective protection and policing of INEC officials, electoral materials and electorates in general.
“Ogun State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that all hands are on deck to provide adequate security during the rescheduled general elections in Ogun State,” he said.
Adding that:“The Commissioner of Police, who will oversee the state during the period of elections, in a meeting with all Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and Heads of Department held at Eleweran, Abeokuta, made it known that the Police is working assiduously in collaboration with other security agencies in Ogun to perfect the security networking of Ogun State during and after the Election.”