*Telegraphic: PRESSPOL AKURE,*
*In reply, please quote:*
*Ref No. AZ:5280/ONS/PPRO/VOL.1/141*
*Date: 11th March, 2023*
*The Director of News*
*ONDO STATE POLICE COMMAND RECEIVE RIOT EQUIPMENT TO BOOST POLICE SERVICE DELIVERY DURING THE FORTHCOMING ELECTIONS .*
Ahead of the forthcoming Gubernatorial and House of Assembly Elections slated for 18th of March, 2023. The Ondo State Police Command like other Police Formations received additional Anti- riot and crowd control equipment to enhance Police service delivery during the election.
Distribution of gadgets to all Divisions in the State has also commenced in order to train Policemen on its usage, enhance service delivery and ease the duties of Personnel deployed to Polling units and collation centres during the election.
The Command is fully prepared for the 2nd phase of the General Election as Men (Tactical Teams, PMF, SPU, EOD, Special Force etc.) and Materials needed to ensure the success of the Polls have been deployed ahead of D-day.
The Command is appreciative of the leadership of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, psc(+), NPM, fdc, NEAPS, CFR, for the additional equipment as it will not only boost the morale of the men rather like a catalyst will ginger them to do better in policing the State
The Commissioner of Police, CP OYEYEMI OYEDIRAN, psc, fsi, is also using this medium to inform the people of the State that he has not renege on his promises of adequate security before, during and after election as portrayed in the first phase of the General Election i.e protection of lives and property at Polling units and Collation centres for the 2nd Phase of the election.
*SP. Funmilayo Odunlami Omisanya, Mnipr,*
Police Public Relations Officer,
For:- Commissioner of Police,
Ondo State Command,