He said adequate security arrangement had been made for a hitch-free celebration, adding that heads of police formations nationwide had been directed to deploy large human and material resources for the celebration.
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Arase, who gave the order in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by the Force spokesman, Emmanuel Ojukwu, expressed concern over the recent attacks on media houses and journalists
A breakdown shows that one Deputy Inspector General of Police, one Assistant Inspector General of Police and two Commissioners of Police would oversee the exercise in Abia State, while one AIG and three Commissioners of Police would do same in Imo State
Speaking with State House correspondents after meeting President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday, Arase said he had briefed the President on the preparation of the police for the re-run elections in the affected states with regard to the deployment of men and materials
According to him: “It is my firm conviction that if the quality manpower potentials of the Force are blended with purposeful and motivational leadership at strategic level, the lost primacy of the force within the internal security architecture of our country can and will be restored
Abati, through his Twitter handle, also announced the appointment of Abba’s replacement
This was contained in the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Daily Bulletin in Abuja on Friday