Elections: We Must Uphold Image Of Nigerian Police, AIG Zone 14 Charges Kaduna Command

Elections: We Must Uphold Image Of Nigerian Police, AIG Zone 14 Charges Kaduna Command

FROM RAHILA ABDULLAHI, KADUNA

The Assistant Inspector General of Police in Charge of Zone 14, (Kaduna and Katsina), AIG Edward Egbuka, has said that the Force would ensure that it’s image is not tarnished in the coming general elections.

Egbuka said this on Wednesday when he paid an official visit to the Kaduna Police Command to interact with its personnel.

According to him, the visit was to encourage the Police personnel on the good work they are doing in efforts to rid the country off crimes and criminalities.

He noted that the personnel were sacrificing a lot to the service of humanity and their fatherland, which called for such kind of visits to encourage and motivate the good work they are doing.

The AIG further said that the visit was also to review operational strategies of the zone to ensure more successes in the fight against crime and criminality within the areas of responsibilities.

“We will also review the zones strategies to ensure a peaceful general elections, where we will make sure the image of the Force is not compromised in any way,” he said.

Egbuka however, thanked the personnel for their sacrifices to the state and nation in general, while assuring them of the Zone’s support where needs arises.

Earlier, the Commissioner of Police, Kaduna Command, Yekini Ayoku, said the Command is strategic with the much number of its personnel and 61 divisions spread across the state.

He lameted various forms of crimes and criminalities, including kidnaping and banditry, which he described as the most worrisome bedeviling the state state.

Ayoku however, noted that in spite of the challenges, the Command had worked diligently and doggedly in ensuring that the crimes were reduced drastically.

He further said regarding the forthcoming general elections that he had engaged in discussion with political parties and agree to terms towards ensuring peaceful elections in the state.

While soliciting for more support from the AIG towards ensuring successful operations against crime and criminality in the state, he warned the personnel against peddling into politics, while calling on them to keep the spirit of patriotism high above their personal interest.


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