By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Hekeem Odumosu, has deployed 1,000 officers and men for Edo State Gubernatorial Election scheduled to hold on Saturday 19th September, 2020, to augment the men deployed by the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammed Abubakar Adamu for the assignment.
Odumosu warned the personnel to be of good conduct and exhibit professionalism in discharging their duties before, during and the election.
Speaking while addressing the men at the parade ground of the Police College , Ikeja, Odumosu further reiterated the commitment of the Inspector-General of Police to sustain the core values of democracy in Nigeria via fair, free and credible elections.
The Police boss also dropped the hint on the welfare packages for police personnel detailed for the Edo special duty as approved by the Inspector-General of Police to encourage and boost their morales.
According to release by SP Muyiwa Adejobi, the police public relations officer, the Police Commissioner who had earlier arranged clean, serviceable and executive buses to convey the personnel to Edo State with fully armed escort men, urged them to protect their lives and property and do away with any act that is capable of denting the image of the Force and truncate peaceful conduct of the election in Edo State.