Some policemen who had been deployed to watch the gubernatorial election in Ondo State have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Inspector Basic of Police, Mr. Muhammad Adamu to intervene within the launch of their election allowances.
The officers are making the decision three months after they had been deployed to watch the gubernatorial election in Ondo State.
Recall that Ondo State held its governorship election which noticed Rotimi Akeredolu emerge as governor on the tenth of October 2020.
Findings by DAILY POST, nonetheless, confirmed that no fewer than ten thousand Policemen who had been deployed for the election from 24 instructions are but to be paid their election allowances.
DAILY POST recollects that a number of the affected cops had earlier raised an alarm over the non-payment allowances.
Among the affected policemen who spoke with DAILY POST once more mentioned that about 10,000 policemen deployed from Oyo, Osun, Ogun and 21 different states are but to obtain their allowances.
They appealed to the outgoing Inspector Basic of Police, Mr. Adamu to make sure the cost of the allowances earlier than he leaves the workplace.
The policemen urged President Muhamadu Buhari to intervene to make sure that their entitlements will not be additional delayed.
One of many affected policemen who spoke with DAILY POST on Wednesday mentioned, “From a dependable supply, cops and rank and information had been co opted from 24 instructions and formations.
“Nearly ten thousand males, these are the second batch whom they refused to pay until date.”
One other police officer who spoke with DAILY POST mentioned, “The pàinful side is that we spent one-week feeding and accommodating ourselves and all inconveniences not underscoring the dangers related to policing throughout elections.
“When returning, one officer misplaced her life and one severely injured nonetheless receiving therapy until date.
“We had been to be paid between 40,000 to 100,000 relying on the ranks. So as to add insult, the ten thousand the state authorities purportedly gave us didn’t get to us whereas cellular males had been paid after they sensed bother. 300 males common from varied instructions. We search President Muhammadu Buhari’s intervention urgently.”
All efforts made by DAILY POST to get a response from the Power Public Relations Officer, Mr. Frank Mba since Wednesday has yielded no outcomes.
Calls put via to Mba’s cell phone on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday weren’t answered.
Equally, SMS despatched to him on the matter on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday requesting a response was not replied till the time of submitting this report on Friday.