Kwara police activate security ahead of 2023 general election
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on February 21, 2023
The Kwara State Police Command has assured the citizens and residents of Kwara State of its preparation and readiness to protect the citizens, voters, INEC officials, foreign and local observers, and of course, all relevant stakeholders.
The state Commissioner of Police, Kwara State, CP Paul Odama disclosed this at an emergency security meeting attended by the heads of security agencies in the state in the presence of some United Nations election monitors.
He said the police has concluded arrangement and have agreed to work in synergy with all relevant agencies to make elections in Kwara State peaceful and credible.
The police commissioner noted that the command, as the lead agency in election security, has in synergy with other sister security agencies put all necessary strategies on the ground to ensure the 2023 elections are peaceful, credible, and acceptable.
He advised residents not to panic or become agitated when they witness movements of security personnel from one part of the state to another.
He said this is part of the strategy put in place to protect the citizens and residents and a way to deter would-be criminal elements from entering Kwara State