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Adamawa REC lied, CP denies telling him of not Guaranteeing his safety,


Adamawa REC lied, CP denies telling him of not Guaranteeing his safety,

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….Frowns at his unguarded utterances

Adamawa state Commissioner of Police, CP Afolabi Babatola, has deployed the Command’s operational asset around INEC facilities for surveillance operations to checkmate criminal activities around it, as a further manifestation of the IGP’s determination in providing conducive atmosphere for political process in the state.

These deployments without doubt will surely assist in monitoring INEC materials, prevent any attempt to invade INEC premises, coordinate timely response to distress call and to clamp down on any attempt threatening the electoral Process.

The CP has equally directed Commander 14pmf Squadron, to immediately ensure strategic deployment of officers and Operational Assets at INEC office and State Collation Centre.

The CP while responding to the allegation made by the Resident Electoral Commissioner during an interaction with journalists at his Bauchi residence on Tuesday denied telling him of not Guaranteeing his safety, instead the Command’s Deployment was massive and highly Commendable as political thugs across the state were warned and denied access to the Collation Centre.

The CP further re-emphasized that the presence of Police and other Security agents are firm determination of the Command in Creating an enabling and well secured environment for the electoral Process and at no time did the Commissioner of Police urged the REC to announce the results as against the Statement of the REC .

SP Suleiman Yahaya Nguroje, command’s public relation officer said in a statement CP Afolabi further advised the REC to Concentrate in doing what is expected of him in accordance with the extant laws and assured the Good people of Adamawa state of being professional in the discharge of his duty.