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Police call for voluntary submission of illegal firearms



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

CP Opalola Yemisi Olawo, spokesperson for the Osun State Command revealed this in a statement.

Olawo said it is in compliance 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 detained.


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

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