Soldiers in strategic positions

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By Dapo Akinrefon
The protests by the APC nonetheless, the military was yesterday deployed around strategic locations around the state.

Already, soldiers have taken strategic positions across the state. Vehicles and motorcyclists were yesterday being frisked at checkpoints mounted by the soldiers.soldiers

The soldiers were very conspicuous in Osogbo, Olorunda, Kajola, Ilesha areas of the state when Vanguard correspondents moved across the state.

Reacting to the development yesterday, the APC through a statement issued by its publicity secretary, Mr. Kunle Oyatomi said the move was aimed to prevent today’s planned mega rally of the party.

“Information reaching the secretariat of the All Progressives Congress indicates that security forces have started a planned lock-down of Osogbo capital of the State of Osun to prevent crowds of supporters from attending the APC rally slated for tomorrow Tuesday August 5th, 2014.”

“Road blocks and checkpoints have been mounted on all roads leading to Osogbo from within and outside the state causing traffic bottlenecks and logjams. This will also increase in intensity between today and tomorrow.”

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