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ECOWAS pleased with police preparations for polls

30 October 2014, 19:31

Abuja - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has lauded the local police's preparation  ahead of 2015 general election.

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.

Also read: 2015 election: U.S. promises assistance to INEC

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 stakeholders.

  - CAJ News


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