The Osun State Police Command has banned policemen attached to governors, ministers, and other government functionaries from escorting their principals to polling units in the 2023 elections.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Spokesperson for the command, SP Yemisi Opalola, in Osogbo on Wednesday.
”Any officer found to have flouted this directive will be subjected to disciplinary actions.
“Also, the use of sirens, revolving lights, and tinted car windows by unauthorized citizens during the elections period will not be allowed.
“The command also warns other security outfits/organizations that are not constitutionally empowered to participate in the election duty to steer off the electoral process,” she added.
”Any organization/groups found flouting this would definitely be sanctioned in accordance with the extant laws.
Meanwhile, the police released hotlines during the election.
“The numbers are 08039537995, 08075872433, and 08123823981,” the statement added.