Jigawa State Governor Mohammed Badaru Abubakar has assured security agencies of his support to maintain peace in the state.
He said his administration was ready to work with security personnel to guarantee the smooth conduct of the forthcoming general elections.
The Governor gave this assurance when he received the Assistant Inspector-General of Police, Ede Ayuba at the government house in Dutse, the state's capital.
Badaru expressed the readiness of his administration to collaborate with security agencies to maintain peace among political leaders before, during and after the elections.
As contained in a statement signed by the state's commissioner for Special Duties, Auwal D. Sankara on Wednesday, the Governor noted that: "The police play a crucial part in ensuring that politicians follow the rules and laws of the electioneering campaign and that there is respect among the citizens of the state."
In his remark, the AIG Ayuba explained that he was in the state to meet with stakeholders before the commencement of the forthcoming general elections.
He further said that the police and other security agencies were ready to ensure that the general election is conducted in the state successfully.
AIG Ayuba also cautioned politicians against thuggery while ensuring that the police would provide for all political parties, a levelled playing ground that would guarantee the success of the elections.
He further appreciated the governor for his continuous support to the police in carrying out their constitutional duties in the state.
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