The Ondo State Police Command has said it arranged 800 officers to organize the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, governorship primaries in the state.

ASP Tee-Leo Ikoro, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state disclose this while briefing newsmen at the venue of the primary poll in Akure on Wednesday.

The police officers were sent to the poll to guarantee a peaceful activities.

“We have secured the whole place, as we did during the APC governorship primary election on Monday to ensure that there is no problem throughout the election.

“Right here, we have about 800 personnel and also have other sister agencies to support in ensuring that the place is fully secured.

“We are also optimistic that there won’t be any foul play this time around because all politicians are aware that today is for election and not to cause any unwarranted issues.

“We have also advised the voters to vote and leave the premises and if they have any support to give to their candidate, they can do that after leaving this place,” he said.

NAN reports that as at 10:30 am, activities at the venue had not commenced, although the Chairman of the Ondo PDP Primary Committee, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State was already at the venue.

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