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Why we manned Ajimobi’s residence, by Oyo Police

By Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan


The Oyo State Police Command stated the choice to station its males and autos on the Agodi GRA residence of late Governor Abiola Ajimobi was to make sure security of lives and property.

The Nation had reported police operatives took over the residence within the early hours of Sunday.

It was learnt the motion was to forestall the household from burying the late Performing Nationwide chairman of the All Progressives Congress(APC) in Agodi based mostly on litigation on the residence.

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A struggle of phrase had damaged out between Ajimobi’s household and Oyo State Authorities over the burial web site for the late politician.


Whereas the household opted for the Agodi GRA residence, the Authorities stated it was not a good selection as a result of Ajimobi had taken possession of the residence to court docket.

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However Oyo Command spokesperson, Mr Olugbenga Fadeyi, a Supretendent of Police, stated the order to dispatch operatives to the property was from the Police Headquarters, Abuja.

He stated presence of policemen was to make sure that hoodlums don’t unleash mayhem on vital dignitaries that may be attending the burial of the late Governor.

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In response to Fadeyi: “At present being the day for the burial of the previous Governor, Operations order was launched from Police headquarters to supply sufficient safety for dignitaries that may grace the event.

“The Police is for cover of lives and properties and won’t permit hoodlums to unleash mayhem of vital dignitaries.”

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