IGP orders CPs to conclude electoral offences’ investigations


The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Usman Baba, has ordered a swift conclusion of all investigations related to violations of the Electoral Act during the February 25 elections.

Baba gave the order to Commissioners of Police in charge of commands nationwide.

In a statement yesterday by the Force Public Relations Officer, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the IGP said such case files should be forwarded to INEC for the prosecution of the suspects.

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He directed the commissioners to avoid further delay and ensure thoroughness in the investigations.

On the forthcoming elections, Baba told the police commissioners to engage stakeholders in their jurisdictions through town hall meetings and other viable avenues to ensure a smooth exercise. (NAN)


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