The Lagos State Police Command, has reportedly deployed 1,000 Officers to complement other Security Personnel drafted for the Edo State Governorship election, scheduled for September 19, Page 36 learnt.
This was contained in a statement issued in Lagos, on Sunday, by the Command’s Police Public Relations Officer, SP Olumuyiwa Adejobi.
Adejobi said that the Commissioner of Police, CP, Lagos State, Hakeem Odumosu, admonished the Officers from the Command to be of good conduct, and exhibit professionalism in discharging their duties during the election.
“He further reiterated the commitment of the IGP, to sustain the core values of democracy in Nigeria, via fair, free, and credible elections”, the Police Spokesman said.
Welfare packages approved by the IGP for the Police Officers
Odumosu stated that adequate incentives and welfare packages as approved by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP, have been provided to encourage and boost the morale of the Officers detailed for the special duty.
The CP enjoined the Officers to protect themselves, and avoid any acts capable of denting the image of the Force, and truncating the peaceful conduct of the election in Edo State.
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