Edo poll: IGP orders restriction of movement

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, ahead of Saturday governorship election in Edo State, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement from 11.59pm on Friday to 6pm on Saturday to prevent the free flow, circulation and use of illicit arms and hard drugs and checkmate the movement of political thugs and other criminally-minded individuals.

This was contained in a statement by the force spokesman, DCP Frank Mba, titled, Edo election: IG orders restriction of vehicular movement,’ It read in part, “The IGP notes that the restriction order is informed by the need to prevent the free flow, circulation and use of illicit arms and hard drugs and checkmate the movement of political thugs and touts and other criminally-minded individuals, especially from contiguous states from hijacking and disrupting the electoral processes.”

 

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