As Ondo state prepare for the Local Government election, 5,000 police operatives has been deployed to provide water-tight security during the process.
This was disclosed by the Police commissioner in the state, Bolaji Salami on Wednesday.
He assured that the security aspect of the polls will be adequately monitored.
Recall that August 22 had been fixed by the Ondo State Independent Electoral Commission, ODIEC, for the council polls in the state, with about seven political parties participating in the process.
Salami warned against violence before, during and after the polls, while appealing to stakeholders participating in the election to abide by the rules of the game.
The Police commissioner revealed that 10 Police officers will monitor each of the polling units during the election on Saturday.
He maintained that other sister security agencies including the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, and the Department of State Services, DSS, will also be involved in the election.