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Ondo 2016: IGP Reads Riot Act To Politicians

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The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris has assured Nigerians that
the November 26 governorship election in Ondo State would be
violence-free.

According to the IGP, his officers and men would be on ground to
forestall any form of violence before, during and after the election.
He said the police were committed and ready to ensure that peace reign in all parts of the state during the election.
The police boss gave this assurance while speaking at a programme
titled ‘Security Threat Assessment for the governorship election in Ondo
State’ organised by the Cleen Foundation in Akure, the Ondo State
capital.
Mr Idris, who was represented by a Deputy Commissioner of Police at the
Force Headquarters in Abuja, Mr. Sola Okediji, observed that the
forthcoming election had a potential to be violent going by various
issues surrounding the election but assured that the police would
prevent any outbreak of violence.
He said, “it won’t be business as usual for politicians in Ondo State
because the police will not tolerate any act that could lead to
violence in the state.
“We shall resist all their plans to truncate the peace of the state before, during and after the poll.
“The police will not tolerate crisis in any part of the state. It is
therefore important for the stakeholders in the election to cooperate
with the police and play the game according to the rule.” Idris said. (DailyPost).

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