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OSUN POLL RESTRICTION ON MOVEMENT BEGINS FRIDAYOSOGBO – Mr Austin Ekhavbahbokun, the Osun in charge of the Osun governorship , says the restriction placed movement in the state will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday.
Ekhavbahbokun told newsmen on Friday in Osogbo that the restriction would be in place until after the election on Saturday.
The restriction, he said, to enable agents maintain law and order during the electoral exercise.
“The police are fully mobilised and adequately prepared; we are to face any security challenge,’’ he said.[eap_ad_2]
Ekhavbahbokun said of the 65,000 security agents deployed in the state, 30,000 were made up of regular and mobile policemen.
He also said a commissioner of police had been assigned to each of the three senatorial districts in the state while three policemen were attached to each accredited polling unit.
Ekhavbahbokun advised voters, who wished to monitor the electoral exercise at their polling units, to maintain a radius of 300 metres.
The commissioner also warned against the indiscriminate of siren and arms by escorts during the exercise.
He further said that residents and other stakeholders could reach the police through GSM numbers 08164693067, 08123823983, 08089539995,
08123323981 and 08078391690.(NAN)[eap_ad_3]