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NIGERIA: Police Set up Special Investigative Team for Electoral Offences

In view of the general election scheduled for for this month across the country, the Inspector-General of Police (IG), Suleiman Abba, has ordered the constitution of a Special Investigative Team to be headed by the  Commissioner of Police in charge of the Force Legal/Prosecution Department, to investigate offences emanating from elections in the country.

Abba, who disclosed this during the conference he held with CPs and above in Abuja, reiterated the preparation and readiness of the Nigeria Police Force to ensure free, fair credible and violence free elections as well as adequate security of lives and property before, during and after the elections.

The Police High Command appealed to Nigerians to remain calm and orderly at the poll while reassuring them of the Force preparedness to perform its constitutional and statutory responsibilities of providing adequate security for the nation and the entire citizenry.

The Force therefore, enjoined politicians, stakeholders and other political actors to play the game according to the rule.

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