Breaking! Enugu deploys 450 policemen to Edo for Saturday election

Enugu Commissioner of Police, CP Ahmad AbdurRahman has deployed a total of 450 personnel of the Command to Edo State for Election Duty ahead Saturday polls.

A statement by the Enugu Police Public Relations Officer ASP Da.iel Ndukwe said the action was In compliance with the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu directive on the maximum deployment of personnel of the Force to Edo State for a hitch-free Governorship Election on 19th September, 2020.

The CP who addressed the detachment made up of 13 Senior Police Officers, 231 Inspectors and 206 Rank and File at the State Headquarters Enugu before their departure, warned the personnel to totally comply with the IGP’s directive of working in line with standard best practices.

He tasked them to strictly adhere to approved codes of conducts and rules of engagement before, during and after the Election.

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The CP, who spoke through the Deputy Commissioner, Department of Operations, DCP Ahmed Garba psc, further made it clear that anything short of conducting themselves in the most professional and acceptable manner as well as being good ambassadors of the Command and Force at large in the performance of the Duty, will not be tolerated.

He warned that any one of them found wanting will be severely punished.

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