Security: Amotekun Deploy 300 Operatives For Ogun Council Polls - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Security: Amotekun Deploy 300 Operatives For Ogun Council Polls

 


ABEOKUTA - The Corps Commander, Ogun Amotekun Corps, CP David Akinremi, Rtd has disclosed that, the Corps will be deploying 300 of its operatives to strategic locations throughout the state. 


The Corps Commander said this became necessary as to ensure peaceful conduct of the election devoid of violence, political thuggery and all forms of act that could affect its smooth conduct and after the election. 


Commander Akinremi added that, some other operatives of the Corps would be engaged in intelligence gathering as well as intensive patrols along side with other sister agencies.


He therefore, warned anyone attempting to forment trouble during the polls to stay clear from the election venues, as the Corps is battle ready to deal decisively with any act of violence. 


According to him, "The Local Government Election in Ogun State is scheduled to hold throughout the twenty (20) Local Government of the State on Saturday, 24th July, 2021. 

 

"Thus, it is sacrosanct that a robust security is provided aimed at ensuring peaceful conduct of the election devoid of violence, political thuggery and all forms of act that could act its smooth conduct and after the election.  


"The responsibility of providing adequate security during and after the polls therefore rests on all Security Agencies and other Stakeholders as well as electorates themselves. 


"To achieve this objective, the Corps will be deploying three hundred of its operatives to strategic locations throughout the State while others will be engaged in intelligence gathering as well as intensive patrols along side with other sister agencies.                         


"The Corps Commander, CP David A Akinremi, while admonishing electorates, politicians and residents in general to shun any act of violence during and after the election, however warn would be trouble makers of the Corps readiness to deal decisively with any act of violence."

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