OSUN EMERGENCY CALL CENTRE GETS NEW TOLL FREE NUMBER “293”
The Nigeria Communication Commission *(NCC)* has given a new emergency short code *”293″* to the “Osun Emergency Citizens Call Centre” located in Osogbo for the use of the people of the state during emergencies.
This is contained in statement signed by the *Secretary to the State Government SSG, Prince Oluwole Oyebamiji* and made available to newsmen in Osogbo.
According to the statement, residents of the State who are faced with any emergency such as armed robbery attack, kidnappings and other evil vices from notorious elements are advised to call *”293″* at no cost and will be swiftly followed by response from security agencies.
While explaining the modalities for the calling of the center, the SSG explained that at the dialing of *”293″* the caller will hear the Osun Anthem before it starts ringing and then a call agent will pick the call.
He enjoined citizens of the state to make maximum use of the centre, urging residents to avoid calling the number for trivial issues.