31,000 policemen for Edo election | Tribune Online


Ahead of Saturday governorship election in Edo State, the police have deployed 31,000 security personnel to maintain peace, the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu has disclosed.

Adamu who spoke shortly after his meeting with the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Ewuare ll in his Palace remarked that the peace pact between the two rival political parties in the state yielded results.

Adamu assured that security personnel will be deployed to the various polling units across the state to monitor the election and ensure peace reigns even after the election.

He said: “There is no cause for alarm at all in the aspect of the security. As I told you, during the campaign, we have some issues, the…

Source: Nigerian Tribune