Election Duties: IGP, Usman Baba Alkali Deploys Six CPs To Kaduna, Imo States
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba Alkali has deployed six commissioners of police to Kaduna end Imo States for the presidential and national assembly elections.
The presidential and national assembly elections hold on Saturday, February 25th.
Also, a total of 310,973 police officers have been deployed to the 36 States and the federal capital territory (FCT) to provide adequate security during the elections.
The spokesmen of the Imo and Kaduna police commands, Henry Okoye and Muhammad Jalige announced the deployment of the senior police officers in statements on Friday.
“The officers posted to the command to secure and safeguard the electorate and electoral processes are CP Sunday Babaji, CP election Kaduna command; CP Shehu S. Gwarzo, CP northern senatorial zone (Zaria); CP Paul Omata, CP Southern Kaduna senatorial zone (Kafanchan); DCP Patrick Daoor, southern Kaduna senatorial zone; DCP Magaji Samaila in charge of Zaria, Sabon Gari, Kudan and makarfi LGAs,” the Kaduna police spokesperson said.
“DCP Abdulazeez Sani to take charge of Kubau, Ikara, Soba, and Lere LGAs. Other ACPs deployed include Princewill Ijeoma, Mohammed Shamsuddeen, and Garba Sule Yaro among others.”
For Imo, Banji Ogunrinde for Imo east, Chris Aimionowane for Imo west, and Alex Wannang for Imo north are the police commissioners posted to the state.
In other news, Kanyi Daily reported that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has suspended the Enugu East Senatorial District election over the death of the Labour Party (LP) candidate, Oyibo Chukwu.
INEC chairman, Mahmood Yakubu, announced the development on Friday during a media briefing at the national collation centre in Abuja.