Security In Ekiti Given Full Attention As APC Holds Rally
Security in Ekiti has been given full attention, as security agents have taken positions around the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium and around Ado-Ekiti to prevent any security breakdown as the mega rally of the All Progressives Congress holds.
Different security agencies, including the Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, as well as the FRSC, are seen at different locations keeping watch.
Naija News reports that the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, National leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, state governors and other APC stalwarts are present at the rally which is in support of the APC flag bearer in Ekiti’s governorship election, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
There was also tight security at strategic locations, major roads as well as the palace of the Ewi of Ado Ekiti, Oba Adeyemo Adejugbe, who is scheduled to play host to the visitors.
Ahmed Bello, the State Police Commissioner, said the large number of officers and men deployed was necessary to prevent any security breach.
Besides, he said the calibre of personalities being expected demanded that such security arrangement be put in place to put criminals at bay.
The Director of Media and Publicity of the Kayode Fayemi Campaign Council, Wole Olujobi, also expressed satisfaction with the security arrangement, saying the party had learnt some lessons from certain events in the past.