Paramilitary Organizations Pledge Support, As Ossiec Chairman Pays Advocacy Visits To FRSC, CUSTOMS


The Zonal and State Commands of the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) and the Nigeria Customs Service, Oyo/Osun Area Command, have pledged their supports for the Osun State Independent Electoral Commission, OSSIEC.


The leadership of the three commands gave the Pledges during an advocacy visit to their respective offices, by a team from OSSIEC, led by its chairman, Barrister Hashim Abioye; as part of arrangements preparatory to the conduct of Local Government elections in Osun State.



Speaking during the visit, the OSSIEC Chairman, alongside his entourage, comprising the Electoral Commissioners, the Executive Secretary and other Management Staff, who intimated the Zonal and sector Commanders of FRSC of the programmes and plans of OSSIEC; requested their supports in all its activities, before, during and after the forthcoming council polls. 


According to a release by the Press Secretary to the OSSIEC Chairman, Omoyemi Badru, the separate discussions with the Zonal and  Sector Commanders of FRSC were fruitful, as they both gave their commitments to providing solid support within their means, to complement the work of OSSIEC. 


It was learnt that, apart from enforcement, the discussions also centered around sensitization, training and enlightenment. 


During the visit to Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) Oyo/Osun Area Command, the Deputy Comptroller of NCS, while commending the OSSIEC Chairman, Barrister Hashim Abioye, and his team, for their thoughtfulness; also assured them that the NCS would play its part to support the State electoral body, towards achieving a seamless electoral process.

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