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Osun policemen banned from escorting VIPs to polling units
From: Agency Report
Wed, 22 Feb 2023   ||   Nigeria,

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  Spokesperson for the command, SP Yemisi Opalola, in Osogbo on Wednesday
”Any officer found to have flouted  this directive will be subjected to disciplinary actions.
“Also, the use of siren, revolving lights and tinted car windows by unauthorised citizens during the elections period will not be allowed.
“The command also warns other  security outfits/organisations that are not constitutionally empowered to participate in the  election duty to steer  off the electoral process,” she added.
”Any organisation/groups found flouting this would  definitely  be sanctioned in accordance with the extant laws.
Meanwhile, the police released hotlines during the election.
“The numbers are 08039537995, 08075872433 and  08123823981,” the statement added.


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