Barely five days to the Local Government elections slated for 10th October, 2018, in Plateau State, the State Police Command has assured stakeholders and residents that the polls would be conducted peacefully.
The Command equally assured that plenty officers would be deployed to voting points to ensure a peaceable mode.
This faith was given by the State Commissioner of Police, Undie Adie, at a stakeholders’ assembly on Friday in Jos.
Adie said the command had lay every one modalities in area to ensure the polls were conducted free, reasonable and peacefully.
“This assembly became essential because we assume it fit to invite every one valuable stakeholders so as to brainstorm on ways that will ensure a rancour-free local government elections.
“On our part, we are prepared for the elections; we have put all modalities in place to ensure the polls are conducted under a peaceful and serene atmosphere, ” he assured.
According to him, the duty of security operatives on election duty is chiefly to lock the mode, hence, such will be carried out diligently.
“We are not politicians, and so our duty on the field is not to ignite crisis by getting involved in the process, but just to secure it, ” he added.
The Police Chief warned party supporters from carrying fire arms to polling units, as anyone caught with weapons would be made to face the all wrath of the law.
He further admonished politicians to have fun the game according to the rules, and desist from politics of bitterness, able of breaching the delicate peace being enjoyed in the nation.
The assembly had in attendance heads of security agencies in the nation, leaders of several political parties, inhabitants and devout leaders.