The Inspector-Normal of Police, Usman Baba, has deployed 31 senior officers to Ekiti State for the June 18 governorship election within the state.
The Power Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, who disclosed this in an announcement on Sunday in Abuja, stated the Deputy Inspector-Normal of Police in Cost of the Power Prison Investigation Division (FCID), Johnson Kokumo, would lead the operation.
Baba, in line with the spokesman, additionally mobilized the police airwing, the drive marine, mounted troops, Okay-9 part, 5 Armoured Personnel Carriers, 4 helicopters and Unmanned Aerial Automobiles (UAVs) to the state for the train.
The assertion learn: “DIG Kokumo is chargeable for overseeing the implementation of the operation order advanced from the election safety menace evaluation, to make sure a peaceable and conducive atmosphere devoid of violence and to ensure law-abiding residents of their proper to freely carry out their civic tasks with out molestation or intimidation.
“DIG Kokumo might be assisted by 4 (4) assistant inspectors-general of police (AIGs), three (3) commissioners of police (CPs), 5 (5) deputy commissioners of police (DCPs) and eighteen (18) assistant commissioners of police (ACPs).
“The senior officers are to coordinate human and different operational deployments within the three (3) senatorial districts, sixteen (16) native authorities areas and the 2445 polling models in Ekiti state.
“The IGP famous that the drive has carried out these mandatory operational deployments as a part of actions geared toward making a conducive and enabling atmosphere that can assure the peaceable and correct conduct of the election in Ekiti state.
“The IGP additional famous that the personnel, comprising typical cops, police cellular drive (PMF), counter terrorism unit (CTU), particular forces personnel, explosives ordinance unit (EOD), drive intelligence bureau (FIB), INTERPOL, particular safety unit (SPU), drive public relations division (FPRD), in addition to police medical groups, might be on floor to ensure free, truthful, credible and acceptable election.”
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