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Ijaw group hails IGP over moves to properly police Bayelsa and Kogi guber polls

By News Express on 22/10/2015

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A socio-political group, the Ijaw Youths Democratic Association, has expressed its support for the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase, over plans by the force to deploy over a 100,000 of its special anti-crime mobile squad to Kogi and Bayelsa states for their forthcoming governorship elections.

A statement by President of IYDA, General, Ebifagha Timothy and Secretary, Tilly Ekaunkumo, described the decision of the IGP as a step in the right direction, stressing that, it would go a long way in checking the orgy of violence already being unleashed on innocent Bayelsans by cultists, working for the All Progressive Congress, APC.

According to the statement, the presence of such a specialised mobile police squad will also restore the confidence reposed on the security agencies, especially the police by Bayelsans and the electoral process.

It called on every registered voter in the state to take advantage of the envisaged security presence by turning out en masse to cast their votes on the 5th of December, 2015.

The statement also commended the IGP on his decision to ensure that, his men, that will be deployed to the states acts transparently, without any bias for any candidate, protect lives and property as well as ensuring a peaceful conduct of the entire process.

“This is long overdue and we hope that, the IGP will not pay lip service to this pledge, because that is the only way we can keep our democracy growing like other advanced democracies across the world.”

Photo shows IGP Arase.

Source News Express

Posted 22/10/2015 04:35:08 AM

 

 

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