Yinka Adeniran, Ibadan
POLICEMEN hooked up to the Oyo State Command have taken over the Agodi GRA house of former governor Abiola Ajimobi.
The property, which was the popular household option to bury the late governor, was not authorised by the state authorities following a court docket case on the possession of the property.
When The Nation visited the place, two police autos, a Hilux patrol van of the state anti-crime outfit, Operation Burst and a white Kia Rio used for state safety patrol have been parked beside the constructing, with stern trying safety operatives on the place.
Sources hinted that sending safety operatives to man the property is probably not unconnected with the controversy trailing the land as the popular alternative of the household to bury the deceased former governor.
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The sources added that the safety might be there to forestall any attainable disobedience or seemingly forceful entry into the property by the household or shut associates of the previous governor, because the state authorities had made it clear its disapproval of the place for the burial.
THE command mentioned the choice to station its males and autos on the Agodi GRA house of the late Governor Ajimobi was to make sure the security of lives and property.
Spokesman Olugbenga Fadeyie, responding to an earlier textual content message despatched to him by The Nation, mentioned the order to dispatch the police to the property was from the police headquarters in Abuja.
The mentioned the safety presence was to make sure that hoodlums didn’t unleash mayhem on dignitaries that might attend the burial of the late governor.