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Ibrahim Idris IG commends officers' performance during Edo governorship polls

Awunah said the police management team and the IGP are impressed with the performance of the men.

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Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris

(Nigeria Police Force)

The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris has commended officers of the police force for the success of the recently concluded Edo governorship election.

Idris also said reports from foreign and local election observers showed that there was no loss of property or life during the polls.

According to the Force Public Relations Officer, Don Awunah, the police management team and the IGP are impressed with the performance of the men.

Awunah  also issued a statement saying “This exceptional performance of the Nigeria Police Force in the election, exemplified the determination of the Inspector General of Police in ensuring that Election Security in the Country is implemented based on international standards and policing with integrity,” the statement said.

“The Edo governorship election has proved from the policing perspective that the Nigeria Police Force has the capacity, knowledge, ability and personnel to process and safeguard our nascent democracy.”

On Wednesday, September 7, 2016, the Council of State approved Ibrahim Idris’ appointment as the Inspector-General of Police (IGP).

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