Ondo State Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has signed an Executive Order for the compulsory installation and use of Close Circuit Television (CCTV) devices in all public and private institutions in the state.
According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Richard Olatunde, this became imperative in the light of increased spate of insecurity in the country and the need to ensure the security of lives and properties in all public and private institutions and centres throughout the state.
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“The executive order shall be enforced at all religious places of worship, financial institutions (of all kinds), event centres, supermarkets, educational institutions (schools), hotels/motels, guest houses, inns, restaurants, clinics and health centres, eateries (of all kinds), recreation or vehicular parks and other places regularly used by the public.
“Pursuant to Section 176 (2) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria which vests in the Governor of Ondo State the Chief Executive powers of the state, the Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN, hereby issues the following Executive Orders,” he said.