Kaduna State Police Command has disclosed that adequate security measures have been put in place for Saturday’s re-run polls and bye-election
Spokesperson if the State Police command, ASP Mansir Hassan, revealed this in a statement issued on Friday in Kaduna.
Hassan said, “The measures are to ensure the smooth conduct of the upcoming re-run elections on Saturday.
“The command has intensified security measures in designated Local Government Areas, which include: Chikun, Igabi, Kachia, Kudan, Kaduna South, Kagarko, and Kauru .
“A complete restriction on movement will be enforced from midnight on 3rd February, 2024, to 05:00pm.”
Hassan then noted that essential personnel like Independent National Electoral Commission staff, election observers, medical personnel and accredited journalists have been exempted from the restriction.
He stressed that the Commissioner of Police, Mr Ali Dabigi, has reiterated the command’s commitment to ensuring a successful polls.
He enjoined the public, especially the political class and voters to cooperate with law enforcement agents for a peaceful electoral process.
The PPRO admonished against unauthorized presence at RAC centres, polling units and collation centres, emphasizing that individuals with intent to constitute nuisance would face instant arrest and prosecution.
“For any incidents, the public is encouraged to report to the Police Emergency Numbers: 08075391105 and 07039675856, “Hassan said.