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IGP Unplugs Policemen From Other States For Kogi Election

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu says he is deploying additional 35,000 policemen to Kogi State to ensure “visibility policing” of lives and property before and during the November 16 governorship election holding in the state.

Kayode Ayilara, the Assistant Commissioner of police in charge of operation in the state relayed the message in Lokoja.

According to NAN, the police chief said that the deployed policemen will arrive the state on Nov. 11, saying that they are coming from Abuja and other states.

Ayilara said that four policemen will be deployed to each of the 2,548 polling units in the state, assuring citizens of police neutrality in their conduct before and during the election.

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