In a bid to have smooth and violent-free elections in Osun State, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim Kpotun-Idris has invited major stakeholders to one-day seminar today, August 30, at Osogbo.
According to the IGP’s Principal Staff Officer in Lagos, ACP Bode Ojajuni, the theme of the seminar which will be declared open by the State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola is: ‘The Imperativeness of Police Collaboration with Essential Stakeholders: Towards Secured, Free and Credible Elections in Nigeria’.
“It is meant to kick-start numerous security enlightenment programmes lined up to sensitize and enlist the support of essential stakeholders towards securing 2019 General elections,” Ojajuni stated.
The Vice-Chancellor, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Prof Eyitope Ogunbodede will be the Chairman/Moderator at the event; Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi is the Royal Father of the day and other notable guests including the National Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, officials of all the political parties, sister security agencies, interest groups and opinion leaders.
Foreign missions expected at the program include the United States, Britain, African Union, European Union, local and foreign election observers