Area Council Elections: FCT Police Command Boast Of Security Deployment

The FCT Police Command will be all out to enforce the declared restrictions on the Saturday 12th February 2022 Area Council Election in a bid to cement the security architecture and deployment put in place.

According to a press release by the FCT Police Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Josephine Adeh ANIPR, she said that the restriction emplaced between the period of 12mid night – 4 pm of the said date was put in place to enable the Police in a concerted effort with other sister agencies to do due diligence in the discharge of their duties as touching ensuring a free and fair Election thereby totally paralyzing any form of threat emergence and creating a vote worthy atmosphere for voters and the electorates at large to perform their civic right and obligation.

FCT Commissioner of Police, CP Babaji Sunday

The statement read, “Consequent upon the above, the Commissioner of Police FCT Command CP Babaji Sunday psc while expressing his confidence in the already emplaced security measures urges the good people of the FCT to turn out to exercise their voting rights without the fear of harassment or molestation of any kind. He however noted that the Restriction only bears an exception for essential workers and Students who were coincidentally scheduled to write a nationwide WAEC examination, stressing emphatically that parties found otherwise wanting will be made to face the wrath of the law.

“Further more, the CP wishes to remind all stakeholders in the election to be reminded of their signed peace accord and ensure that their actions and inactions are ushered by constituted guidelines. He therefore calls on residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious or abnormal occurrence to the Police through the following emergency lines: 08032003913, 08061581938, 07057337653 and 08028940883, the statement concluded.

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