#EndSARS: Ondo Senator commences reconstruction of burnt police station

Senator Nicholas Tofowomo, representing Ondo Senatorial District at the National Assembly, has commenced reconstruction of the Okitipupa Divisional Police Station that was destroyed during last year’s protest.

Tofowomo’s media aide, Mr Olumide Akinrinlola, confirmed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Okitipupa as bulldozers and workers started demolishing the burnt structures.

NAN reports that apart from the Police Station, the Okitipupa Government Secretariat, Okitipupa Oil Palm Company, Magistrates’ and High Courts, among others, were set ablaze by suspected hoodlums hijacked the Oct. 22, 2020, protest against Police brutality, .

NAN also recalled that Tofowomo promised to rebuild the Okitipupa Divisional Police Headquarters after visiting the area on Oct. 29, 2020, to ascertain the level of wanton of properties in Okitipupa, his constituency.

“After getting the General of Police approval for the building plan, the senator began demolition of the burnt structure, of materials and the reconstruction work will start shortly.

“This is in fulfilment of Tofowomo’s promise to rebuild the Divisional Police in order to restore tight security of and property of residents of Okitipupa and its environs,” Akinrinlola said.

He, however, urged Okitipupa residents, especially the youths, to always manage their anger in order to prevent the of and properties.

ASP Tee Leo-Ikoro, the Spokesman of Ondo State Police Command, also confirmed the commencement of demolition and reconstruction process by Tofowomo. (NAN)