Insecurity: Anambra Police Request Political Parties’ Campaign Programs
…orders officers to display high level of professionalism and operate within the ambit of the law
The Commissioner Of Police Anambra State Command *CP Echeng Echeng * today 27/9/2022 meet with leaders of Political Parties In the state at his office, Command headquarters Awka and urge them to promptly notify the command of their activities of campaign as they commence political campaigns across the state. The CP alluded to the fact that campaigns are a critical part of the electioneering process. This therefore will enable the Command provide adequate security for the safety of participants for such events.
The Command shall also deploy other tactical and operational units as well as traffic control policemen to strategic points to ensure that the existing public safety and order in the state is sustained. The teams, are expected to carry out security patrols, surveillance, traffic control and patrols in conjunction with sister security agents. This will definitely prevent criminal elements/hoodlums from taking advantage of unsuspecting party faithfuls and properly secure such events.
The *CP* however, admonished such officers that would be deployed for this assignment to display high level of professionalism and operate within the context of the law. He also, called on members of the public to coordinate themselves and cooperate with the police and other security agents in the course of discharging their constitutional responsibilities.
In attendance are Mr Anuforo Kingsely, Head of Department,Electoral Operations State, INEC, Assistant Commissioner Police in charge of Operations, ACP Anietie Akpan Eyoh and various leaders of Political parties.
*DSP Ikenga Tochukwu, Anipr, PPRO*
*Anambra State Police Command*
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