The Osun State Police Command has ordered thorough investigation to unravel the case of arson allegedly perpetrated by a yet to be identified person (s) at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ede South.
in a statement on Tuesday made available to newsmen by the Public Relations Officer of the Command, Yemisi Opalola,, the Commissioner of Police, CP Faleye S Olaleye, psc, has ordered the Area Commander in charge of the area to begin the investigation with immediate effect.
The statement reads: “This is to inform the general public that the Osun State Police Command is aware of the case of Arson by yet to be identified person (s) that occurred at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office at Ede South Local Government of the State this morning 10th November, 2022.
“Notwithstanding that the fire incident is minor, the Commissioner of Police, CP Faleye S Olaleye, psc, has ordered the Area Commander in charge of the area /Divisional Police Officers to carry out a thorough investigation on the incident to unravel the circumstances that led to inferno.
“Also, the CP has directed the Deputy Commissioner of Police in charge of operations/Area Commanders and the DPOs to emplace maximum security in INEC offices and other critical government infrastructures in the State to avert any further occurrence.”