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Some Policemen deployed in Ondo state for the governorship election have lamented alleged neglect by the police authorities.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that no fewer than 33,783 personnel were deployed in the state for the just concluded election.
One of the policemaen who spoke with PLATFORM TIMES on the condition of anonymity said she was deployed from Rivers State for the governorship election in Ondo State.
She accused the police authorities of neglecting and treating them like slaves.
It was further gathered that some of the policemen posted to Okitipupa Local Government Area including female officers were on Saturday night seen hanging around classrooms inside Stella Marris College, Okitipupa, with their luggage around them.
The police source complained of poor welfare and lack of concern for their well-being by police authorities.
Another police officer who spoke with PLATFORM TIMES said despite that the allowance was N50,000 fo covering the election, they were subjected to inhuman treatment .
He said, “I’m angry. I came from Rivers State, I have been here since Monday, no provision for our accommodation, I have only taken by bath twice. We were just dumped in this state, I have been sleeping in schools since then.
“It’s unfair, at the end of it all, I was paid just N50,000 as allowance.
“The sad part of it is that we won’t be transported back to Rivers, we are expected to find our way back ourselves.”