Oyo LG Poll: 2024 exercise far better than 2021 – Oyo CP

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The Commissioner of Police, Oyo State Command, CP Adebola Hamzat, has described the local government election in the State as an election conducted under a peaceful atmosphere.

The commissioner of Police said this while accompanying the Chairman, Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission, OYSIEC, Aare Isiaka Olagunju SAN, during the monitoring exercise of the election across various polling units in Ibadan metropolis.

CP Hamzat who disclosed that the Oyo State command of the Nigeria Police Force in joint forces with sister security agencies had enough deployment of security personnel to ensure there was maintenance of law and order and for safety of residents across the State said the exercise was a far improvement on the local government election in 2021.

Expressing the dynamism in election management across Nigeria, the OYSIEC Chairman, Aare Olagunju, said the exercise was peaceful both within Ibadan and across other zones of the State.

He said the reported hitch on late arrival of materials in some polling units was swiftly addressed and the exercise was well delivered in line with adequate preparation.

On the monitoring entourage of the OYSIEC Chairman were Service Chiefs of the Military, the Nigeria Police Force, Nigeria Security, the Civil Defence Corps, Nigeria Immigration, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Federal Road Safety Corps, Nigeria Correctional Service among others.

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