As residents of Nasarawa State await the judgment of the Court of Appeal on the March 18 governorship election within the coming days, the state police command has warned its residents to keep away from violence throughout and after the judgement or get arrested and prosecuted.
The Acting Commissioner of Police, Shetima Mohammed, gave the warning throughout a press convention in Lafia on Monday.
According to him, officers of the command had been deployed throughout the 13 native authorities areas of the state to make sure that legislation and order have been maintained throughout and after the enchantment court docket’s judgment.
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He, subsequently, urged political events within the state to warning their supporters and followers to keep away from participating in any type of violence, including that anybody arrested for inflicting bother within the state, shall be made to face the complete wrath of the legislation.
He mentioned, “The state police command in collaboration with the navy and different safety companies have made safety preparations to make sure legislation and order earlier than, throughout, and after the enchantment court docket judgment.
“Security personnel have been adequately deployed to strategic places within the state to take care of peace. I hereby name on leaders of all political events to prevail on their supporters to shun unguarded utterances which will set off political stress or have interaction in mass motion that could be seen as preparation for violent procession.
“They also needs to have fun reasonably with out infringing on the elemental rights of members of the general public as anybody or group that tries to disrupt the peace and trigger breakdown of legislation and order shall face the complete wrath of the Law.
“While assuring the good people of Nasarawa State of our commitment to providing adequate security, the citizens are encouraged to avoid any act of omission or commission that may lead to chaos or disrupt the peace of the state.”
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