• Assures of Police Preparedness On Forth Coming Elections
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon E Arase,fdc NPM, today visited the headquarters of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja, where he met with the INEC Acting Chairperson, Mrs. Amina Bala Zakari. The visit is aimed at cementing the existing relationship between NPF and INEC in ensuring the actualization of INEC’s mandate. The IGP stated that Police Commissioners nationwide have been directed to ensure adequate security at INEC offices and also at election tribunal sittings.
Acting INEC chairperson, Mrs Aminat Bala Zakari used the occasion to intimate the visiting IGP of INEC readiness to work with the NPF in ensuring successes on the forth coming elections in Kogi and Bayelsa States.
In another development, the IGP has given State Commissioners of Police a one week ultimatum to report on their compliance to earlier directives on withdrawal of Policemen attached to unauthorized persons across the Country, and reduction of Police personnel to political office holders.
Ag.ACP OLABISI KOLAWOLE
FORCE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
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