Ahead of the following Saturday governorship election in Ondo State, Military and Paramilitary Security Companies throughout the state have destroyed militant camps throughout the riverine Ilaje and Ese-Odo council areas of the state to guarantee violent free ballot
The destruction of the camp was carried out all through an operation code determine “Operation Current of Strain” by a blended crew of Nigerian Military, Nigerian Navy, Nigerian Immigration Suppliers, the police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Speaking with newsmen, the Brigade Commander of the 32 Artillery Brigade, Brigadier Frequent Zakari Abubakar, acknowledged the operation, was to warn hoodlums on the waterways that the security corporations have been combat-ready to make sure that the approaching election was violence-free.
The destruction of the camp which started at Igbokoda, headquarters of Ilaje Native Authorities house of Ondo State, spanned by way of Atijere, Abereke, Agadagba, Obolowo, Aserebobo, Arogbo, Dioba amongst others throughout the coastal areas of the state.
Abubakar acknowledged: Our males have gone for Current of Strain. It means telling hoodlums and militants which may be on the creek and want to take undue profit to set off trouble that we’re ready.
“The purpose of proper this second’s practice was to prepare for the October 10 gubernatorial election.
“We want to make sure that the election is free and peaceful and make certain that hoodlums don’t intrude.
“The places visited lead to Delta and Ogun States and they’re going to be coming. Nonetheless I would really like to assure you that at any time after they arrive from, we’re going to give them blocking stress.”
He nonetheless steered hoodlums on the waterways to shun all forms of violence and intimidation sooner than, all through, and after the election.
In accordance to him, the military was aware of a lot of camps which may be arising on the waterways.
He acknowledged that the practice was prepared to destroy one hideout of hoodlums at Asere.
He enjoined potential voters not to practice any concern nevertheless come out and vote merely as he assured them that the security corporations would protect and provide a conducive environment for them.
Equally, Capt. Mohammed Ahmed, the Commanding Officer of the Forward Operation Base (FOB) of Nigerian Navy, Igbokoda, outlined that the practice was regular readiness to protected the waterways from any jail actions notably when the state gubernatorial ballot was approaching.
Ahmed acknowledged that ” It is to assure of us that we’re always there to protected the environment for them and inform hoodlums that we’re watching on account of security brokers are ready and it was a worthwhile practice.”