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IGP deploys five DIGs, three AIGs, 15 CPs for supplementary elections

(IGP) Mohammed Adamu
Acting IG Mohammed Adamu
The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has directed the Zonal Assistant Inspectors General of Police and their respective Commissioners of Police in states where supplementary elections are taking place to ensure that adequate mechanisms are put in place towards ensuring a safe and secure environment for the conduct of the elections.
A statement on Friday from Police spokesman DCP Frank Mba said the deployment is to  strengthen the security arrangements around the polls.
He said the IGP has deployed five  DIGs, three  AIGs, fifteen additional CPs to provide supervision, direction and support to the existing security structure already in place in those States.
He said,” the DIGs are deployed as follows:  DIG Usman Tilli Abubakar, Adamawa State, DIG Yakubu Jubrin,  Benue State, DIG Frederick Taiwo Lakanu,Plateau State, DIG Anthony Ogbizi Michael,  Kano State and DIG Godwin C. Nwobodo, Bauchi State.
He said, ” Out of the fifteen additional CPs deployed, three each were deployed to Benue and Sokoto States, two each were deployed to Adamawa, Bauchi, Kano and Plateau States while Imo State got one. “
Mba said the IGP commended the officers for their sterling performances in previous elections, and charged them to remain patriotic, steadfast, professional, neutral and civil, but firm, in their conducts and actions during the make-up elections.
He warned politicians not to undermine the electoral process by engaging in untoward practices such as snatching of ballot boxes, vote trading and violence of all kinds, stressing that violators would be made to face the full consequences of the law.

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