The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has issued a strong warning to police officers over their conduct ahead of the Ekiti governorship election .
According to the IGP he wants officers and men of the force to be above board and steer clear of partisan policing The IGP, Ibrahim Idris, on Thursday, July 5, issued a warning that he will not hesitate to dismiss any officer found hobnobbing with politicians or acting in a way that could invalidate the upcoming governorship election in Ekiti state.
The IGP urged his men and officers to remain neutral and discharge their official duties as stated in the Nigeria Police Force Act, which he reminded them, demanded service to humanity in dignity and honesty.
The police boss gave the warning in Ado Ekiti during a lecture organised for Divisional Police Officers (DPOs) in the state and other officers and men of the force to sensitize them on the need to exhibit right attitudes for this coming election.
Represented by the commander in charge of Public Complaint Rapid Response Unit (PCRRU), ACP Abayomi Shogunle, the IGP said allowing the will of the electorate to prevail on the day of election must remain paramount to his officers and all stakeholders in the electoral process.