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Police urges public to behave during polls

2015-04-09 09:23

Abuja - The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba, has warned individuals and organisations against formenting trouble before, during and after the elections.

He urged them to desist from such or face the unpleasant consequences.

Elections are scheduled for the weekend.

According to Force Public Relations Officer Force Headquarters, Abuja Emmanuel Ojukwu, the IGP has mapped out stern measures to stop trouble makers in their tracks.

He added that any acts of impunity will not be tolerated.

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Ojukwu said the IGP re-affirmed the commitment of the Nigeria Police Force to ensure hitch free gubernatorial and State House of Assembly polls at the weekend.

“The Police High Command has further identified flash points in some geopolitical zones, and has devised strategies to address all issues of safety and security as concerns the election,” Ojukwu said.

He said the IGP assured that the force would continue to encourage a level playing ground to all and advised Nigerians to vote and maintain tranquility for the smooth running of the election.

“The IGP equally advised party leaders to implore their supporters to shun any act of violence and thuggery, as the full weight of the law will rest on trouble makers,” Ojukwu said.

- CAJ News
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