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Bye-Election: Police deploy over 2, 000 officers in Cross River

Cross River State Police Command has deployed over 2, 000 officers and males for the Northern, Senatorial and State Home of Meeting Bye Elections slated for the fifth December 2020

Disclosing this to DAILY POST on Thursday, the Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Irene Ugbo stated, “From Cross River State now we have deployed over 2, 000 males and officers for the Bye-election scheduled for December fifth.

“Different officers and males will probably be deployed from Obudu and different areas to beef up safety in the course of the election. We have now put some methods in place to make sure a violence-free, peaceable and credible election.

“Our officers have been lectured on the principles and laws governing elections by the Commissioner of Police, Abdulkadir Jimoh and we promised to abide by that.

“We’re on floor to verify the election is peaceable and profitable; proper now we’re at CBN to witness the distribution of election supplies.
Our males are prepared to supply satisfactory safety to the electoral officers and supplies” the PPRO assured.

She stated that the State Commissioner of Police has briefed them on electoral do’s and don’ts and by the grace of God, the lads and officers deployed to the election floor are going to do nothing greater than that with a view to getting credible, profitable and violence-free elections

“About autos, we might not have had sufficient however we make do with what now we have and for now there isn’t any problem. Prior to now, the Political Events who’re taking part within the elections had signed a peace accord for now, throughout and after the election in the course of the stakeholder’s assembly.

“The events are conscious of the electoral offences and I consider they may function on that restrict and the principles guiding the elections. The lads and officers know the principles of Policing they usually know bribery is out of it and any officer caught will face an orderly room trial.

“We have now been adequately briefed by the Commissioner of Police and it’s no go space, anyone caught will face disciplinary motion” She acknowledged.