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Osun Police Command Bans Officers from Escort Duties on Election Day

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The Osun State Police Command has banned policemen attached to governors, ministers, and other government functionaries from escorting their principals to polling units in the 2023 elections.

This is contained in a statement signed by the command spokesman, Yemisi Opalola, in Osogbo on Wednesday.

”Any officer found to have flouted this directive will be subjected to disciplinary actions,” the statement read.

“Also, the use of sirens, revolving lights, and tinted car windows by unauthorized citizens during the elections period will not be allowed.

“The command also warns other security outfits/organizations that are not constitutionally empowered to participate in the election duty to steer off the electoral process.

The police also released these numbers to call during the elections: 08039537995, 08075872433and 08123823981.


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