By Kazeem Awojoodu, Ibadan
Oyo state commissioner of Police has promised adequate security ahead proposed ASUU, NLC solidarity rally in Ibadan.
Naijanewshub.com.ng reports that the Oyo state Police Commissioner, CP. Adebowale Williams in his efforts to ensure adequate security of lives and properties of citizens and residents of the state beefed up security architecture ahead of the proposed Academic Staff Union of Universities(ASUU), and Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) slated for Tuesday, 26th July, 2022 in Ibadan.
CP. Adebowale made this known through a press release signed by the state police public relations officer, SP. Adewale Osifeso.
A copy of the statement made available to Naijanewshub.com.ng in Ibadan the Capital City of the Oyo State on Monday stated that the Oyo State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that it has deployed strategic operational, tactical and intelligence measures to ensure a peaceful outing ahead of the Tuesday 26/07/2022 proposed Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) procession in solidarity with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU).
The statement further stated that consequent upon the above, the Command’s security architecture has been rejigged to comprehensively cater to all and sundry bearing in mind its statutory mandate of protecting of lives and property of the good people of the State in line with Standard Operational practices hinged on the Constitution and any other relevant laws and statutes.
Osifeso through the statement maintained that to these effect, the Commissioner of Police, CP Adebowale Williams psc(+) fdc has directed Area Commanders, Divisional Police Officers and all tactical commanders to personally lead confidence building Patrols around the length and breadth of the State to include but not limited to critical infrastructures, media houses, religious centers, recreational centers and other public spaces with a view to maintaining law and order.
The statement however assured the citizens and residents of the state and Ibadan metropolis in particular of the Command’s readiness to tackle any threat, existing or emerging during the course of the proposed procession thus ensuring it is not hijacked by unscrupulous and mischievous elements.
The statement further stressed that, “In the same vein, Parents, Guardians and leaders wielding different degrees of influence are enjoined to advise their Children, wards and proteges against being used to Scuttle the relative tranquility status enjoyed in the State.
The good people of the State are enjoined to be unrelenting with providing timely and credible information capable of nipping crime in the bud at all times, please.