IGP has deployed DIG,AIG,and commissioners ahead edo election.
News Rain gathered that in other to guarantee adequate and maximum security at the forthcoming September 19, gubernatorial elections in Edo State, the Inspector General of Police has ordered for the deployment of one DIG, one AIG, and eight Commissioners of Police that will see towards ensuring a hitch-free poll in the State.
IGP Deploys DIG,AIG And Commissioner Ahead Edo Election.
The development which was made known to the public on Friday through a Press Release that was signed by the Force Headquarters Public Relations Officers, DCP. Frank Mba, which stated that Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has deployed DIG Adeleye Olusola Oyabade, who is the Deputy Inspector General of Police in Charge of Research and Planning who will be assisted by the Assistant Inspector General of Police AIG.
Karma Hosea Hassan in Charge of the Federal Operations at the Force Headquarters Abuja alongside eight other Commissioners of Police.
The statement stated further that that “The DIG, with the assistance of the AIG, will superintend over the entire security architecture and ensure effective monitoring of the election and due enforcement of all electoral laws in the State.
“Other senior Police Officers similarly involved (in election monitoring and evaluation) include, CP Garba Baba Umar, CP Habu Sani, and CP Buba Sanusi. CP Akeera M. Yonous will coordinate the operations of the Police Mobile Force (PMF) and other special strike forces.
“The other four CPs will supervise security arrangement in the three senatorial districts of the State. They are CP Omololu .S. Bishi and CP Abutu Yaro Edo North senatorial district, CP Philip Aliyu Ogbadu Edo Central Senatorial District, and CP Olokade T. Olawale, Edo South Senatorial District.”
The statement also affirmed that the Inspector General of Police has barred security aides attached to VIPs and Political appointees from accompanying their principals on the Election Day.
IGP Adamu however used the medium to call on members of the public particularly politicians, gubernatorial candidates, and other relevant stakeholders in the State to cooperate with the Police and other security agencies in the patriotic task of guaranteeing a hitch-free gubernatorial election.
The IGP warns that anyone who flouts this order will be severely reprimanded.
He also charged officers and men on election duties in the State to ensure they work in line with standard best practices and adhere strictly with the approved Code of Conduct and Rules of Engagement for the elections.