The Nigerian Police has disclosed the reason for the transfer of Osun Commissioner of Police, Olawale Olokode out of the state.
According to a statement credited to Muyiwa Adejobi, the Force Public Relations Officer on Tuesday, the Police Hugh Command noted that Olokode was not fired or redeployed by the Inspector General of Police, Usman Baba.
The spokesman revealed that the Osun Commissioner of Police was temporarily moved to the Force Headquarters.
Adejobi explained that Olokode was recalled pending the conclusion of the guber election when he would return to the state.
"The police wants to be as transparent, professional and proactive as possible during the Osun gubernatorial election."
Adejobi also confirmed the deployment of senior officers from the Force Headquarters to oversee security arrangements.
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