June 12: Kwara celebrates indoor

June 12/Democracy Day celebration was observed under a peaceful atmosphere in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital, as well as in other parts of the state on Saturday.

Tribune Online investigations around the Ilorin metropolis and environs revealed that security forces comprising military personnel, DSS, Police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) were seen manning strategic locations in the state capital.

It was also gathered that there was no major incident, as witnessed in some parts of the country where protests were held, as most people kept indoor, while few traders opened shops for business activities.

In a related development, the NSCDC, Kwara State command, said that it mobilized over 800 personnel to ensure a hitch-free June 12 anniversary.

Contained in a statement issued by the spokesman of the command, Babawale Afolabi, in Ilorin, the corps urged residents of the state to go about their lawful business without fear.


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