Ahead of the November 21 and December 5 governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa states respectively, the Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase has expressed the police’s readiness to provide adequate security in both states.
Consequently, the IGP held a conference with strategic police managers at the Force headquarters, Abuja to review police preparations towards the polls.
The IGP, during the opening remarks, stated that the conference will strengthen professional interaction and encourage an in-house peer review mechanism as a strategy towards sharpening the ability of strategic police managers in the discharge of their complex and challenging statutory mandate.
“Second is to evaluate the national security dynamics, jointly evaluate police performance, identify gaps, and evolve new strategies that will restore police primacy within the criminal justice framework of the country.
“The conference will undertake a professional evaluation of the strategic policing plan which was developed on my assumption of office as pathways towards enhancing quality police service delivery and ensuring the restoration of citizens’ trust as a conscious national crime and security management approach.

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