…Kokumo Assures Violence-free Election
He noted that the state government has made substantial investment in the state’s security structure to respond to emerging challenges and maintain law and order.
On his part, the Commissioner of Police, Edo State, Johnson Kokumo, assured the electorate in the state that the Nigeria Police Force is ready and prepared to ensure a violence-free governorship election come September 19, 2020.
“We are preparing for the election and as a Force, we are doing all we can within our capacity to be proactive. We have been able to identify violence-prone areas. We want to ensure that the pre, election and post-election periods are free of crisis,” he added.
The Commissioner, in view of the boost in the sate security architecture, said the Police will soon embark on a show of force in the state to send a message across to those planning to ferment trouble before, during and after the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
On the protection of the waterways, Kokumo said “We have in place in the state a Police Marine Base with a number of armoured and speed gunboats to police the waterways in Edo State.”
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