Few days to the governorship election in Edo State, the Deputy Inspector Common of Police answerable for analysis and planning, DIG Adeleye Oyebade has outlined the extent of readiness by the power within the forthcoming ballot.
DIG Oyebade in a press briefing on the headquarters of Edo State Police Command in Benin Metropolis stated, as a part of honest effort to make sure safety for elections they might be establishing an inter-agency consultative committee on election safety.
In accordance with him’ this committee to be replicated on the state and native authorities ranges will comprise members drawn from the Nigerian Police power, Armed forces, the division of state providers, the Nigeria safety and civil defence corps, Prisons, Nigeria customs service, Street security, NDLEA and INEC.
‘To realize our mandate, members of the committee are decided to work assiduously with a typical objective and collectively with out worry or favour. We’ll be sure that the arrogance reposed on us just isn’t betrayed. We’re very prepared for motion.
He famous that the Nigeria police is ever prepared for actions which might be able to selling and making certain a free, honest and credible election and are prepared for skilled conduct.
‘We’re not oblivious of the prevailing circumstance globally because it considerations the COVID-19 pandemic. This has positioned way more obligation on us to take heed to our security and that of others he added.