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June 12: Ekiti Police deploy more officers


Usman Alkali Baba,

The Commissioner of Police in Ekiti State, Tunde Mobayo, has assured the people of Ekiti State of adequate security to ensure a hitch-free Democracy Day celebration across the state.

Mobayo, who said there is no restriction of lawful movement across Ekiti State on June 12, implored “everyone to go about their lawful businesses without any form of apprehension while in the mood of celebration”, the PUNCH reported.

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Ekiti State Police Public Relations Officer, Sunday Abutu, in a statement Saturday morning said, “The commissioner has ordered the deployment of additional operatives to complement the existing ones in all strategic points in the state.”

He, however, did not state the strategic areas.

Abutu stated that the CP advised people of the state “to shy away from any act that could jeopardise the efforts of the security operatives in ensuring the safety of lives and properties of the citizens, as well as a peaceful atmosphere in our society as anyone found wanting, will be dealt with in accordance with the law.

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“Members of the public are enjoined to report any untoward incident or happening observed in their locality to the nearest Police Station or call 08062335577.”