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  • Updated: March 31, 2024

Easter: Ogun CP directs round clock security surveillance

Easter: Ogun CP directs round clock security surveillance

The Commissioner of Police, Ogun State Police Command, Alamutu Abiodun Mustapha has ordered round the clock security during the Easter festivities.

Alamutu also ordered the protection of public spaces during and after the celebrations. 

The order was made known in a statement signed by the Command spokesperson, Omolola Odutola and obtained by AllNews.ng on Sunday. 

Odutola said the directive was given by the Ogun CP in order to ensure a peaceful Easter celebration. 

"An operation order has been encapsulated directing Area Commamders, Divisional Police Officers, Tactical Commanders, to safeguard their area of jurisdiction against crime and criminality.

"Residents of Ogun State as well as visitors, will observe the heavy presence of police officers who have been deployed to man entry and exit points, as well as to effect aggressive raiding of flash points, such as garage parks, conducting of routine patrols, and barricading designated roads to conduct stop and search all for the security pleasure of residents. 

"Residents and fun seekers, are enjoined to give massive cooperation whenever they come across security personnel in line of their duties.

"Intelligence based policing will be enforced to critically combine collaborative efforts with other security agencies to compliment the operational capabilities of the police. 

"Hence residents will notice inter agency surveillance as directed by the Commissioner of Police, all in a bid to prevent sudden attacks or escalation of any kind of violence.

"Locations such as, long bridge, Bamboo, Four square, Alapako , Onigari, Ogunmakin , straight gate,worship centers,financial institutions,will witness intensified security measures to prevent possible attacks, having carefully monitored the modus operandi of the daredevil who may want to capitalize upon the festive season to carry out nefarious activities.

"There is a light of assurances from the police of adequate security measures has been emplaced."

Alamutu also implored residents of the state to stay alert and cautious in their respective location.

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