The Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement from 11:59PM Friday, 9th of October, to 6pm on Saturday, 10thOctober, 2020 in Ondo State.
A statement by the force indicate that The order is part of efforts to ensure effective coordination of public order and safety during the gubernatorial election.
The IGP reiterates that the vehicular restriction order, among other things, is aimed at preventing political actors and trouble-makers from freely engaging in unpatriotic acts – circulation and use of illicit arms and hard drugs, movement of political thugs from contiguous States to Ondo State.
The IGP calls on residents of the Sunshine State to go out on the day of the election and exercise their franchise.
He assures that adequate security arrangement has been emplaced to secure the public space for the election.
The IGP however warns that anybody who engages in snatching of ballot boxes, vote buying, vote selling, hate speeches, and any other act capable of compromising the integrity of the electoral process will be dealt with according to the law.