Ahead of swearing-in of Senator Ademola Adeleke as the sixth governor of Osun State slated to hold Sunday November 27th, 2022, there are heavy security presence in Osogbo capital of Osun.
Ademola Adeleke defeated the incumbent governor, Adegboyega Oyetola on July 16th 2022 governorship poll after he polled 403,371 votes against 375,027 votes.
It was observed that security have been beefed up in some flashpoints in Osogbo and the Osogbo township stadium which is the venue of the swearing-in.
This is just as operatives of the Nigerian Police, Department of State Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps(NSCDC) and Fire Fighters displayed a show of force around Osogbo yesterday.
The operatives patrolled major streets and junctions of the state capital in a very long convoy with armed men in those vehicles.
A statement by the spokesperson of NSCDC, Osun State Command, Kehinde Adeleke confirmed that 3,700 personnel have been deployed ahead of the inauguration of Osun Governor elect, Ademola Adeleke.
She stated that, “NSCDC and other Sister agencies in the state embarked on Show of force yesterday as a way of sending signal to criminally minded people in the state.
“There will be a joint operation by all security agencies which is ‘operation stop and search’ within the state at some identified flash points.”
The spokesperson of Osun Police Command, Yemisi Opalola, also assured adequate security during the event of swearing-in as she warned criminals to stay clear of the venue.