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Osun State Police advises persons who possess firearms to return them



The Osun State Police Command has asked  members of the public who are in possession of illegal firearms to submit them at the Divisional Police Headquarters nearest to them.

This information was revealed in a statement by the spokesperson for the Commissioner of Police Osun State Command, Osogbo, Opalola Yemisi Olawo.

Olawo made it known that this call complies with the directives of the Inspector-General of Police, Ag. IGP Kayode Egbetokun, toward ensuring a serene society and enforcing law and order in the Country.

She said the directive is targeted at addressing the proliferation and unlawful possession of prohibited firearms in the state.

The spokesperson stated that there are no punitive measures attached to the submission of the firearms; no one will be arrested/ detained. 

She therefore urged members of the public to go to the Police Station nearest to them and freely submit arms in their possession.

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