No panic ahead of 2023 General Election in Nigeria, says IG

Usman Alkali Baba
Usman Alkali Baba

Nigeria’s Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Alkali Baba has revealed that 2023 General election will go ahead as planned.

He said their commission has not received any ahead of the forthcoming General election.

Unman stated this through a statement by the by the Force Public Relations Officer, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, on Sunday in Abuja.

Baba spoke during a meeting with Mr Todd Robinson, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, US Department of States

The IG met with the official during the summit of United Nations Chiefs of Police, held in the US.

He said discussions at the meeting were centered around enhancing support for the Nigeria Police training and capacity building programme.

Baba said the focus was particularly on the training of tactical units deployed in the North East and other conflict theatres across the country.

He said that the discussion was also on the need to cascade the ongoing election security management training across the six geopolitical zones in preparation for the 2023 general elections.

In his remark, Robinson commended the Nigeria Police over the good work and the feats being recorded by the present leadership of the force.

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