It Is  Only Insecurity That Can Stop 2023 Elections —— Says CRAN President 

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The President of the Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria, CRAN, Olalekan Olabulo Thursday expressed concerns over the spate of insecurity ahead of the 2023 general elections

Olabulo who stated this during the association’s 31st edition of the Annual Lecture/Awards in Ikeja, noted that “It is only insecurity that can stop the forth coming elections”

He said the only thing that can stop the election is insecurity. 

According to him, “Our economic challenge will only determine the choice of the candidates and parties to be voted for but insecurity can stop the election from taking place”.

He said the effect of the 2020 #EndSARS protest which include increasing brazen attacks on law enforcement agents, attack on correctional facilities and destruction of public properties are threats to the forthcoming elections.

The CRAN President, however, commended the security agencies for their efforts in securing the lives and properties of Nigerians despite the challenges.

Olabulo also urged the security agencies to harmonize with private security practitioners for a better re

Among the awardees are; Chief Superintendent Of Police, CSP Tolani Lamina, Divisional Police Officer, DPO Trade Fair Division, CSP  Joseph Egwuonwu, DPO Denton Police Division, Dr Babatope Agbeyo Chairman, Cornfield Group of Company, IGP Usman Baba, Governor Hope Uzodima of Imo State, AIG Zone2, Bode Adeleke, CP Abiodun Alabi Lagos Police Commissioner, DSP Edafe Bright Delta PPRO, Immediate Past President CRAN Odita Sunday, Commandant Ewaka Okoro Lagos NSCDC, SP Benjamin Hundeyin Lagos PPRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi FPRO.

Comptroller Ali Ibrahim, Former General Manager LASEMA, Adesina Tiamiyu, MFM General Overseer, Daniel Olukoya, LASTMA Officer, Akinwunmiju Michael, CSP Onyinye Onwuaegbu DPO, among others.

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