Olusegun Ariyo

The Inspector General of police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu has task men of the Nigeria police to be professional during the governorship election in edo and Ondo state, saying the role of the civil society remains critical as well.

The IGP Made this remark at a one-day interactive session with conveners/representatives of the various Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), yesterday, at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, also assured that the police would provide a level playing ground for all during the elections.

In a statement made available to urban Express News-online through the Force Police Public Relation Officer Dcp Frank Mba calls for improved collaboration and support from civil society groups in the country towards the successful conduct of the September 19 and October 10, 2020 Edo and Ondo gubernatorial elections respectively.

Adamu noted that the meeting became necessary as part of ongoing efforts by the Force leadership to galvanise critical stakeholders to share knowledge, compare notes and experience on the conduct of elections in the country.

He further assured the CSOs of adequate security and enjoined them to assist the police in identifying impostors who may want to hide under the umbrella of accredited CSOs to foment trouble during the elections.

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