Ogun elders sue for peace ahead of governorship, assembly polls




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Abeokuta – Elders Ogun have appealed to in the state to shun acts capable of disrupting Saturday’s governorship and House of Assembly elections.

The elders, the aegis of Ogun Elders Consultative Forum, made the appeal on Thursday in Abeokuta while briefing newsmen.

The Coordinator of the group, Mr Taiwo Alimi, urged politicians to imbibe the principle of tolerance and allow peace to reign during and after the elections.

He noted that the responsibility for ensuring security in the state collective and urged the public to report suspicious movements and assemblies to the security agencies.[pro_ad_display_adzone id=”10″]

He appealed to the to imbibe the principle of right policing, adding that the citizens were central in the operations of the police.

“Cooperation between the police and the community is required for peace, law and order to reign during and after the ,’’ he said.

Alimi urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state to improve on the electoral legacies it established during the Presidential and polls. (NAN)