Osagie Otabor, Akure
Ondo State Police Commissioner, Salami Bolaji, has replied Deputy Governor of the state, Agboola Ajayi, that he’s apolitical and his job entailed him to guard lives and property of residents of the state.
The Ondo CP in an announcement signed by the Police spokesman, ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, defined that he went to the Ondo State Authorities Home on Sunday evening by policemen who couldn’t settle dispute between aides of Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu and the Deputy Governor.
He mentioned he was knowledgeable that each aides of the Governor and the deputy had been having a face off over the variety of automobiles the Deputy may transfer out of the place at evening.
Salami acknowledged that below his policing structure he would by no means police lawlessness within the state in opposition to laid-down policing guidelines.
CP Salami mentioned he considered the viral video as an try to foment sentiment and misunderstanding within the state.
He mentioned he went to the scene when his officers and males on the authorities home couldn’t dealer peace between the aides of the governor and that of the deputy governor over the variety of automobiles the Deputy governor would drive out on the time.
In line with him, “It’s only crucial that his presence on the scene because the Command’s Commissioner of Police may calm frayed nerves.
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“Having listened to the rationale for the misunderstanding, he suggested each side to return to phrases, a situation they each agreed.
“CP Salami has by no means been a politician all by his life and wouldn’t wish to be dragged into politics.
“He suggested the nice individuals of Ondo that because the race to Ondo authorities home attracts very shut, politicians with curiosity within the race ought to be taught to play their sport with the dictate of its legal guidelines; and in addition advise their followers to shun any act able to inflicting chaos or lawlessness within the State as he concluded”.
“He vowed to police Ondo State and its individuals with humility. He is not going to enable the ego and sentiment of any particular person dictate what type of policing type he ought to use”.