Dapo Abiodun vows to come hard on electoral offenders
Ogun governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to deal ruthlessly with people trying to disrupt the peace of the state most especially during the forth coming 2023 election.
He also called on police authority to engage politicians in the country on the need to play by the rules so as to avoid disruptions of the 2023 election.
Abiodun spoke at June 12 Cultural Center, Abeokuta, venue of a conference for senior police officers in the state, with the theme, “Creating the Enabling Environment for a Free, Fair and Credible 2023 General Elections in Ogun State.
He emphasized that politicians need to desist from hate speeches capable of heating up the political temperature of the state.
The governor, however, vowed that his administration would deal ruthlessly with any act of thuggery capable of causing insecurity in the state.
“As we approach the 2023 general elections, let me enjoin the police authority in the state to continue to engage politicians on the need to play by the rules, politicians must be warned to desist from hate speeches capable of heating up the polity.
“We will deal ruthlessly with any act of thuggery, I have Instructed the Commissioner of Police and the State Director of Security to be on top of the situation. Our state will not be known for thuggery, cultism and all these types of vices,” he said.
While calling on senior officers to come up with modalities and strategies to nip all forms of evil activities in the bud, he said youths must be admonished on the need to avoid been used as political thugs.