…As Governor-Elect Obaseki, INEC Hails Security Agencies
A Body of seasoned Online Security News Publishers, the National Association of Online Security News Publishers has commended the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, the Nigeria Police and the Edo State Commissioner of Police over the just concluded Governorship Election in the state.
The Association stated that the Officers of the Police and all other security agencies displayed Professional Conduct according to the stipulated Rules of Engagements, fairness in the discharge of their duty and robust civic relationship during and after the election.
While addressing Newsmen, the National President of the Association, Oki Samson eulogised the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, the Nigeria Police Officers and particularly the host command headed by CP Johnson Kokumo for displaying Gallantry and civility before and during the election.
Speaking further, He described the Edo Gubernatorial poll as one the most Peaceful and violence-free election in recent time despite the various tensions and break of law and order envisaged ahead of the election. “It is indeed worthy to give credit to the Nigeria Police Officers, the Nigerian Army and all the other security agencies deployed for the election”. he emphasised.
Shortly after his declaration as the Governor-Elect, Governor Godwin Obaseki showered encomium on the Security Agencies deployed for the Edo Poll, particularly the Nigeria Police, he said
“I thank the Nigeria Police and other Security Agencies for performing their constitutional functions deligently”
Collaborating Obaseki’s words, the Governor of Rivers State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Campaign council, Nyesom Wike said “we thank the Police and other security agencies for shunning partiality during the election”.
The Edo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, Dr. Johnson Alailebor praised the Security Agencies. “The Security operatives are partners in progress and have lived up to expectations. The success of this election won’t have been possible without the synergy among the law enforcement agencies and other stakeholders”, Alailebor stated.