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End SARS: "We will not tolerate any wanton destruction of government property" – Police warn

The Ondo State Police Command Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Funmilayo Odunlami, has disclosed that the police force will not tolerate a repeat of the wanton destruction of government property that accompanied last year’s EndSARS protests in the state.

According to her, police personnel would be deployed to all strategic locations within and outside the state to prevent a recurrence of the 2020 vandalism.

She added that, the state police command, had also put in place, tight security arrangements to forestall a breakdown of law and order in the state. "The Ondo State Police command now have a good working relationship with residents of the state at large, against any breakdown of law & order as well as any destruction of government property. We will deploy our personnel to all areas within and outside the state to ensure the security of lives and property. This is because we will not fold our hands and watch any wanton destruction of government property under any guise or any repeat of last year’s EndSARS protest,” she said.

DSP Funmilayo Odunlami, made this statement while on a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Okitipupa, on Monday, 18th October, 2021.

She however, urged the youths to look for alternative ways of pressing home their demands without resorting to the destruction of government property. She also petitioned parents and guardians "to caution their children and wards against taking part in any protest to destroy government property, because anyone arrested would be made to face the full weight of the law."

Recall that, on 22nd October, 2020, Okitipupa Local Government Area in Ondo State witnessed the destruction of property, as some suspected hoodlums hijacked the protests.

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