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The Police Command Of Ondo Deploys Officers To Highways

Officers and men of the Ondo State Police Command have been deployed to the Akure-Ilesa and the Owo- Ikare-Akoko Highways as well as some other roads across the state in order to combat criminal activities such as armed robbery and kidnapping.

The State Commissioner of Police, Hilda Ibifuro- Harrison speaking to journalists during one of her visits to supervise operations on the highway, disclosed that the essence of the deployment is to ensure that the lives and property of people traveling on the road are safe and well secured.

She expressed sadness on the incident of armed robbery that took place on the highway in March, in which a former Managing Director of Daily Times, Onukaba Adinoyi-Ojo, lost his life.

However, CP Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison thanked all stakeholders in the state including the government, traditional rulers, hunters, vigilante groups and all security agencies for their support for the police in ensuring security.

Harrison also noted that the deployment of police on the Owo-Ikare roads in stop and search duties has actually helped in putting pressure on the abductors of a traditional ruler in the state, Oba Joel Sunday Daodu, the Oniyani of Iyani- Akoko, leading to his release by his captors.

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