Abuja - The Economic Community of West African
States (ECOWAS) has lauded the local police's preparation ahead of 2015
According to a statement Emmanuel Ojukwu, Force Public Relations Officer,
issued in Abuja, the Commission Pre-Election Fact Finding mission head to
Nigeria, former President of Ghana John Kufuor, gave the commendation when led
delegation on a working visit the acting Inspector General of Police, (IGP)
Suleiman Abba at the Force Headquarters in Abuja
Kufour stated that the visit was to appraise the Nigeria Police readiness
towards ensuring a violence free poll.
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He saluted the Nigeria Police Force for its proactive strategies already put in
place at ensuring peaceful general elections.
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) thanked the delegation for the visit and
assured them of adequate Police preparedness towards ensuring a hitch free
general election in 2015.
He stated that adequate resources have been committed in the provision of
needed logistics to enable effective policing of the election process and that
the welfare of the work force is also captured in this strategy.
The IGP said also stated that Officers and men are being trained on election
security, and the expected collaboration is being carried out among all the
- CAJ News