Following the forthcoming local government election to be held in the state on the 6/3/2021 in the 25 local government council areas of Delta state, the state commissioner of police, Ari Muhammed Ali, assures all residents that the Delta State Police Command is committed to ensuring the security of everyone in the state.
In a statement by the command public relations officer, Bright Edafe, the commissioner said the command will deploy officers to all the polling units and also some speculated hot spots to maintain peace all through the electioneering period.
Meanwhile, the CP remains resolute to ensuring the sanctity of the electoral process and as such assures the public that all electoral materials and officials engaged in this election are secured.
This is an appeal from the commissioner of police to front runners in this local government election to please caution all their supporters and foot soldiers to restrain themselves from causing chaos as such will not be tolerated.
He also warned that no police aide or security agent will be allowed to escort their principals or any important personality to polling unit or on any movement while the elections last
He noted that any security aide caught violating this directive will be arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law.
Meanwhile, the CP has reiterated that police personnel deployed for the elections will be professional in carrying out their designated duties as assigned.
I wish us all a safe voting exercise.