The Inspector-Common of Police, IGP, Mr Ibrahim Idris has referred to as for collaboration amongst sister safety businesses within the nation forward of the 2019 normal elections.
Idris made the decision on the Election Safety Administration Workshop on Thursday in Abuja, with the theme: Pathway To a Credible Electoral Course of in Nigeria.
The workshop was organised by the Workplace of the Nationwide Safety Adviser ( ONSA) in collaboration with Photo voltaic Safety and Seek the advice of Firm Ltd. and Companions West Africa, Nigeria, NAN experiences.
The Police boss mentioned collaboration with sister businesses is the one manner to make sure a reputable election in 2019.
“It’s after we work collectively by sharing intelligence and manpower that we are able to higher ship credible elections,” he mentioned.
Idris additionally identified that the best problem of the police and different safety businesses in offering safety throughout elections was the conduct of politicians.
The police boss, subsequently, suggested politicians to imbibe and internalise the tradition of non-violent politics.
“Politicians ought to keep away from conducts which can precipitate violence earlier than, throughout and after elections.
“They need to make their campaigns issue-based slightly than attacking different candidates,” he mentioned
Idris warned that politicians engaged in citizens malpractice can be arrested and prosecuted in accordance with the legislation.
He mentioned that the power wouldn’t be deterred in guaranteeing credible elections within the nation because it was continuously coaching and constructing the capability of officers on election duties.
Idris assured that each one strategic operational plans for credible elections in 2019 have been concluded.
He added that it was the accountability of the power because the foremost inner safety company to offer safety for elections at nationwide, states and native ranges.
Attendance on the workshop included personnel of: NSCDC, Nigeria Immigration Service, FRSC, Federal Fireplace Service, Police, Military, Air Power, Navy and Nigeria Jail Service.