IGP Police Ibrahim Idris
IGP Police Ibrahim Idris

Police Will Ensure Free, Fair 2019 Election- IGP
The Inspector General of Police, IGP Ibrahim K. Idris, NPM, mni, received Mr Mohammed Konte who led a delegation of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) facts finding mission to Nigeria on the 2019 General Elections, in his office at the Force Headquarters, Abuja on 7th November, 2018.

The Inspector General of Police welcome the ECOWAS delegation and express his delight to have them at the Nigeria Police Force Headquarters. He also acquainted the delegation with the administration of the Force, the strength and spread of the Nigeria Police Force across the country.

The Inspector General of Police equally briefed the Delegation on the readiness of the Nigeria Police Force to ensure and guarantee a secure environment for a free and fair 2019 General Elections in the Country.

In his remarks, the leader of the ECOWAS delegation, Mr Mohammed Konte lauded the frantic efforts and giant strides achieved by the Nigeria Police Force in achieving and sustaining peace in Nigeria. While making further comments during the visit, Mr Mohammed Konte stressed the importance of Election Security and the utmost need for a peaceful 2019 General Elections in Nigeria, assuring that ECOWAS will play its roles to ensure that this is achieved.

In his final remarks, the IGP thanked the ECOWAS delegation for the visit and their supports to the Nigeria Police Force. He assured them that the Force would not relent in ensuring that peace reign supreme in Nigeria, and the election security achievements recorded in the States Governorship Elections held recently in some part of the Country are improved upon in the upcoming 2019 General Election.