The Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Kogi State Governorship Election, Habu Sani, has ordered that on no account should any security personnel attached to VIPs, political and public officers or any personality across the state be allowed to move or escort their principals during the period of restrictions on vehicular movement.
He warned that any officer caught violating the order by accompanying any VIPs, political and public officers or any other personality to the polling units will be arrested and dealt with accordingly.
This was contained in a statement issued on Friday night by the state Police Public Relations Officer SP William Aya.
He said the DIG appealed to VIPs, and others to note this order so as to avoid any embarrassment that might befall them.
“The police and other security agencies will not allow any security breach during the period of the election” he added.
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