With twenty days to the Ondo State governorship election, some candidates’ billboards and posters have been destroyed by unknown persons.
Police authorities have taken note, and warned Divisional Police Officers, to check the destructions, or be ready to face sanctions.
The state commissioner of police, Hilda Ibifuro-Harrison gave the warning at a one day seminar organised for senior police officers.
Ibifuro-Harrison said Divisional police officers (DPOs), who allow destruction of posters and billboards in their domains will face serious sanctions.
The guest lecturer at the seminar also warned policemen not to use their official vehicles to move INEC materials and officials on election day.
Some of the officers described the seminar as necessary tonic needed for effective performance, towards having a credible and peaceful poll.
The state police command is expected to organise a similar seminar for junior officers.