1,500 policemen and women has been deployed to Kwara State to provide security during the 2021 Independence day celebration.
This was well stated in a statement issued by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP Ajayi Okasanmi, on Thursday in Ilorin.
Okasanmi said that the command was committed to further ensure that the 61st Independence anniversary celebration was marked peacefully without blood shed.
“in Association to this, the command has emplaced series of security arrangements across the length and breadth of the state.
The Commissioner of Police Kwara State Command, CP Assayomo, has also directed Area Commanders of the Eight Area Commands, DPOs and all Tactical teams in the state to embark on tight patrols of their AORs.
Entry and exit points to the state have also been well fortified.
Therefore, members of the public are advised to cooperate and concur with policemen on Stop and Search duties and to report any act of misconduct or means of extortion by the men to the Commissioner of Police through the appropriate channels.
While information of strange happenings around our immediate environments should be reported to the nearest police station or through the phone numbers listed below: 08125275046 and 07032069501 for prompt response.
“The CP wishes residents of Kwara a happy 61st Independence anniversary celebration,” _- Okasanmi.
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