IG reassures of peaceful 2023 poll

Inspector General of Police (IG), Usman Alkali, has re-assured that the police will work in partnership with sister security agencies to ensure peaceful conduct of the 2023 general election.

Alkali, represented by DCP Basil Idegwu, the Head of Police Federal Operation, disclosed this at a security policy dialogue on Wednesday in Abuja.

He said that the police was working to sustain the noticeable improvements recorded in the conduct of security personnel at the Osun, Ekiti and Anambra off-cycle election, ahead of 2023 general election.

Baba said that using the successes recorded in Edo, Ondo and Anambra election, the police would ensure peaceful conduct of 2023 poll.

He commended President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the 2022 Electoral Act into law, which brought about some of the gains recorded in Osun and Ekiti off-cycle Election.