Ajimobi inaugurates 33 patrol vans, assures on sustenance of peace

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IBADAN – Ahead of the 2015 general elections, Gov.  Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has assured all necessary measures have  been put in place ensure peace in the state.

The governor gave the assurance on Thursday in Ibadan  while speaking at the presentation of  33 patrol to  security agencies in the state.

The were presented the state’s  security outfit, “Operation Burst, ‘’ police, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and the Nigerian Prison Service.

According to Ajimobi, no stone will  be left unturned to ensure peaceful and violent-free elections next year.

“You know when elections draw near like this, some people may tend to be violent.


“ But in Oyo State, we have been able to keep peace and tranquility, and I want to assure the people of the state this trend will continue.

“We have bought these to augment the several vehicles we had earlier procured.

“ We have also purchased other auxiliary items in order to maintain peace in Oyo State.

“ We are fully prepared and the people of the state are also prepared,’’ he said.

The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Mohammed Ndabawa, in his address, commended ’s commitment to ensuring security of lives and property in the state.

He said the patrol would go a long way in assisting the police and other security agencies in curbing criminal activities in the state.(NAN)