Elections 2023: We’ve done well – IGP Usman Baba rates Police’s performance


Usman Alkali Baba, the Inspector General of Police, IGP, has said the Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has done well in policing the gubernatorial and state House of Assembly elections conducted on Saturday.

Baba also said that the NPF would investigate some of the violations identified during the polls.

This was disclosed in a statement by CSP Muyiwa Adejobi, the Force’s Public Relations Officer.

Adejobi said the IGP stated this when he patrolled and monitored the governorship elections in Kafanchan, Kaduna, and Jos, Plateau State.

The statement reads: “The patrol by road commenced Saturday, 18th March 2023, as the convoy moved through Abuja, Bwari, Jere, Kwoi, Kafanchan, Jos, and Kaduna.

“The IGP interfaced with senior officers of the NPF, military, and paramilitary at various points while on patrol.

Adejobi quoted IGP Baba as saying: “We believe we have done well in policing the electoral process, while we promise to investigate some of the infractions identified during the polls.”

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