BREAKING: Kogi State Governorship Election May Be Bloody, As IGP Adamu, Makes Powerful Revelation

By Post-Nigeria: October 10, 2019 15:58

BREAKING: Kogi State Governorship Election May Be Bloody, As IGP Adamu, Makes Powerful Revelation

The Nigeria Police Force, has alleged that some unnamed political actors are training and arming private militias, ahead of the November 16, Kogi State Governorship election.
This was made known on Thursday, in Lokoja, the State capital, by the Representative of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, Mohammed Adamu, Deputy Inspector-General, DIG, (Operations).

He warned the said report should remain in the imagination of anyone nursing it, adding that, the Police are fully ready to ensure that the Governorship poll in the State, is conducted under a secured atmosphere.
He warned that no one is above the law, and as such, anyone caught violating it will be apprehended and made answerable for any infringement.

“From intelligence gathering, we discovered that some political parties are recruiting, training, and arming individuals, to cause mayhem”, he said.
He however assured that the Police will deal decisively with whoever is caught indulging in such act.

The Police Boss, who was attending the Stakeholders meeting with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, assured that the Police will deliver on its mandate to Nigerians, by ensuring the security of lives and property at all times.
He called on people of the State, particularly Politicians, not to engage in activities that can breach the peace, before, during, and after the election.