#EndSARS: Ondo Senator commences reconstruction of burnt police station

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

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

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

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

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

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

He, however, urged Okitipupa residents, especially the youths, to always manage their anger in order to prevent the destruction of lives 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)