The Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Ekiti State Command, Mr Shem Obafaiye  has requested  the cooperation of the  management  of Ekiti State University(EKSU) in the prevention of crimes and other social  vices in Ekiti State. He said that with  the governorship
election around the corner, it became  imperative to ensure that students of  Ekiti State University are not  involved as political thugs or participate in electoral violence.

Mr Obafaiye made the appeal during a visit to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oladipo Aina .

The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Oladipo Aina  assured the NSCDC commandant that the current crop of students on campus have been undergoing re-orientation to improve their ethical values and behavioral attitude and promised that all hands would be on deck to monitor the students before and after the election.

Prof. Aina explained that the newly sworn in Students Union executives have shown commitment to peaceful growth on campus  and would not be involved negatively in the electoral process.

The EKSU Vice-Chancellor commended the NSCDC for its efforts in crime control .