The Police Service Commission has set up high powered monitoring team in Edo State in Nigeria, to monitor the conduct of Police men on electoral duties during the
Governorship election which comes up on Saturday, September 19.
This report is contained in a press release signed by Ikechukwu Ani Head, Press and Public Relations on
Thursday, September 17th 2020.
According Ikechukwu, The team is already in Edo State and is led by Bar. Rommy Mom, an Honourable Commissioner representing the Human Rights Organizations in the Commission and also includes Hon. Commissioner, Austin Braimoh, representing the Media.
The Commission has also released dedicated telephone numbers for complaints and commendation on the conduct of Police during the exercise. The numbers are: 07034072677, 08050517678; 08052265260.
The therefore advised all Police Officers on electoral duty in Edo State to operate within the law and rules of engagement as any infractions on the laws/rules guiding election policing by any officer will be investigated and appropriate sanctions given.
“The Commission has however received assurances from the leadership of the Police charged with maintaining peace and order during the election in the state that every security arrangement has been put in place to ensure a hitch free and peaceful polls”, PSC noted.