The Police Service Fee (PSC) has tasked law enforcement officials deployed for the Saturday, July 16, 2022, governorship election in Osun state, on their conduct and adherence to the principles of enegagement.
That is because the fee has deployed it’s workers to watch the conduct of law enforcement officials in 30 Native Authorities Areas of the state to through the election.
PSC Head, Press and Public Relations, Ikechukwu Ani, Thursday in Abuja, mentioned: “The Fee may even be on the Scenario Room of the Civil Society Organisations and the Safety Management Room on the Police State Command Headquarters in Osogbo, capital of Osun state.
“The primary batch of the Fee’s delegation arrived Osun state on Tuesday, July 12, whereas the second batch are anticipated within the varied Native Authorities Areas immediately Thursday July 14, 2022.
“Fee’s Chairman, IGP Musiliu Smith(Retd) urged law enforcement officials concerned within the safety of the elections to beat the report set through the not too long ago held Ekiti governorship election that was broadly adjudged to be free and truthful.
“Alhaji Smith known as for better dedication from the Police in order that the Osun election will signpost a brilliant future for election policing particularly because the nation counts right down to the 2023 basic elections.
“He suggested the Workers of the Fee to try to additionally keep a excessive degree of dedication including that the Fee is not going to hesitate to punish any workers discovered wanting through the nationwide project.
“The law enforcement officials he admonished, ought to work professionally and keep away from all partisan tendencies through the elections.”
In line with Ani, “The fee has already launched devoted phone numbers for Nigerians to name to complain of any infraction or commend exemplary conduct of Police Officers through the election. The numbers are: 08055606514; 08033345362; 07037158656.
“The PSC has the constitutional accountability to nominate, promote, dismiss and train disciplinary management on all Police Officers aside from the Inspector Basic of Police (IGP).
“The fee additionally believes that the success of elections within the nation vastly relies on the power of the Police to keep up legislation and order throughout such elections the place each Nigerian may have an unhindered alternative to train his or her democratic rights to vote and be voted for and for such votes to rely.
“The fee is decided to make sure that that is entrenched within the nation by means of these deliberate efforts to make sure the Police, the lead company in Inner safety, together with election Safety, operates inside established guidelines and laws.”