The Nigeria Police Force has reiterated its readiness for the upcoming governorship elections in Kogi and Bayelsa, in November and December, respectively.

This is contained in a statement issued by the Force Spokesperson, Acting Assistant Commissioner of Police, ACP Olabisi Kolawole, in Abuja on Tuesday.

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It said that the Inspector-General of Police, (I-G) Mr Solomon Arase, has perfected plans to deploy additional manpower to the states to ensure crime-free elections.

The statement said that the police leadership had also directed the deployment of Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad.

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It stated that the I-G noted that the measures had become imperative to ensure proper monitoring of activities leading to a hitch-fee election.

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“This is in addition to stepping up police visibilities on our Highways during the Yuletide.

“This is to systematically decapitate hoodlums taking advantage of the season to unleash terror on innocent Nigerians,” the statement added.


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