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Police, other security agencies brace for elections in Yobe


Police, other security agencies brace for elections in Yobe

Yobe state police command and other sister security agencies has reiterate their commitment towards ensuring adequate security coverage before, during and after the 2023 general elections.

This is made available in a release signed by the Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) DSP Dungus Abdulkarim.

According to the statement, it is imperative to remind all and sundry that movement of persons and vehicles will be restricted from 0600hrs to 1800hrs of 25th February, 2023 except for those on essential services.

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The release maintained that voters are enjoined to go back to their respective homes after casting their votes and await the declaration of election results.

“Quasi security outfits such as Vigilante/Hunters groups, YOROTA, Man O War, Boys Scout, Boys Brigade, Voluntary organizations and other local security groups are exermpted from participation in the conduct of the general elections by the Electoral Act 2022.” the statement added.

The statement warned that, any persons found flouting the electoral laws or going about with arms is liable to be apprehended and prosecuted

The Yobe state Commissioner of Police, CP Haruna G. Garba psc demonstrating his preparedness towards a hitch free and credible general elections.

He urged all police personnel and other law enforcement agencies deployed for his national assignment to observe human rights, extant laws, rules and regulations guiding the conduct of the exercise.

C P Haruna further enjoins all good people of Yobe state to cooperate with security personnel and render support to ensure the success of the exercise in the state.

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