Edo election: IGP deploys DIG, eight CPs
The Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Research and Planning, Adeleye Olusola Oyebade, has been deployed the supervise the September 19, 2020 governorship election in Edo State.
The Police Public Relations Officer, DCP Frank Mba, disclosed this in a statement released on Friday.
According to the statement, Oyebade will be assisted by an Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Karma Hosea Hassan, who is in charge of Federal Operations at the Force Headquarters, Abuja, and eight Commissioners of Police.
“Oyebade with the assistance of the AIG will superintend over the entire security architecture and ensure effective monitoring of the election and due enforcement of all electoral laws in the State.
“The Senior Police Officers similarly involved in the election monitoring and evaluation include CP Garba Baba Umar, CP Habu Sani and CP Buba Sanusi.
“CP Akeera M. Yonous will coordinate the operations of the Police Mobile Force and other special strike forces.
“Other four CPs will supervise security arrangement in the three Senatorial Districts of the State,” the statement said.