By JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
In compliance with the Inspector General of Police (IGPs) directives, three Commissioners of Police and other senior officers deployed to Kaduna State to provide water tight security before during and after the 2023 elections, have resumed duty and are strategizing in order to provide effective election security in all the nooks and crannies of the state.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DSP Muhammad Jalige, made available to our correspondent yesterday in Kaduna.
The newly posted officers headed by Commissioner of Police CP Babaji Sunday psc (+) assured the good people of Kaduna State and all political actors of absolute neutrality and a level playing field for them to exercise their civic responsibilities for voting or be voted for in the forthcoming presidential and National Assembly as well as governorship and State Assembly elections and equally warned the agents of destabilization to have a rethink as officers and men are adequately provided to deal decisively with any recalcitrant element.
The officers posted to the command to secure and safeguard the electorate and electoral processes are;, CP Sunday Babaji psc (+) CP Kaduna Command, CP Shehu S. Gwarzo, CP Northern senatorial zone (Zaria) and CP Paul Omata, CP Southern Kaduna senatorial zone (Kafanchan).
Others are, DCP Patrick Daoor 2i/c Southern Kaduna senatorial zone, DCP Magaji Samaila incharge Zaria, Sabon Gari, Kudan and Makarfi LGAs respectively, while DCP Abdulazeez Sani is to take charge of Kubau, Ikara, Soba and Lere LGAs
Other ACPs deployed include, Princewill Ijeoma, Mohammed Shamsuddeen, Garba Sule Yaro among others.
“This deployment became necessary to ensure no stone is left unturned in providing a conducive atmosphere for the good people of Kaduna State to exercise their franchise and also to conduct the 2023 general elections devoid of Polical thuggery and other menaces before, during and after the 2023 election,” the statement said.
The CP called on all citizens to give their maximum cooperation in ensuring safety of all and to take advantage of the command’s designated emergency contact as follows; 08075391105 and 07039675856 when in distress.