Be Vigilant At Polling Booths – IGP Warns Policemen

The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Adamu, has called on policemen deployed in polling units to be on the alert during the governorship and House of Assembly elections on Saturday. He urged the operatives to be on the lookout for hoodlums that might want to truncate the exercise and those who engage in vote buying and selling. Adamu spoke through the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of election duties in the South-West, Jibril Yakubu, who addressed senior police officers at the Oyo State Police Command headquarters in Eleyele, Ibadan…

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I’m The Vigilant Watchman Of Nigerian Politics, Says Obasanjo

[Ishaku Yohanna] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says his role in Nigerian politics is to be a vigilant watchman. Obasanjo said this on Thursday in Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, while receiving Yabaji Sani, presidential candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP). In a statement by Pam Ibrahim, Director of Sani’s Presidential Campaign Organization, Obasanjo was quoted as criticizing political leaders who harass innocent citizens. The former president said he would not hesitate to raise the alarm on irregularities in the polity when necessary. “It is undemocratic, the attitude of some politicians who heat…

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