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EU urges Police to provide secure environment for polls

2015-02-13 10:04
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Abuja - The European Union Election Observation Mission has called on the Nigeria Police Force to provide a secure environment for the success of the forthcoming general elections.

A statement issued by the Force Spokesman, Mr Emmanuel Ojukwu, on Thursday said Mr Santiago Fisas, the EU Chief Observer, made the call when he visited the Inspector-General of Police, Suleiman Abba.

The statement said Fisas commended the force for the high level of professionalism of its personnel.

Also read: INEC gets Police protections ahead of polls

It said that the I-G promised that the police would use the six-week period of the shifting of the election to advance strategies and material requirement for the exercise.

The I-G reassured that the force would provide the enabling environment for the success of the election. 

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