• News - North West - Kaduna
  • Updated: February 23, 2023

Polls: 16 Top Police Officers To Oversee Security In Kaduna

The Kaduna Police Command says three Commissioners of Police, four deputies and six assistants have been deployed to oversee the conduct of the 2023 general elections in the state.

The Command Public Relations Officer, DSP Muhammad Jalige, said the Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, deployed the top officers to provide water-tight security before, during and after the elections

According to him, senior officers in the command are strategizing to provide effective security overage throughout the exercise in the state.

Jalige further said that the team headed by CP Babaji Sunday has already been deployed to various senatorial zones.

“CP Sunday Babaji, Kaduna Command, CP Shehu Gwarzo, Northern Senatorial zone, Zaria and CP Paul Omata, Southern Kaduna Senatorial zone Kafanchan.

“Others to serve in the team are DCP Patrick Daoor, Southern Kaduna senatorial zone, DCP Magaji Samaila in charge of Zaria, Sabon Gari, Kudan and Makarfi.

“DCP Abdulazeez Sani is to take charge of Kubau, Ikara, Soba and Lere Local Government Areas,

“ACP Princewill Ijeoma, ACP Mohammed Shamsuddeen and Garba Sule Yaro are part of the team,” Jalige said.

Jalige, however, said that the team leader, CP Babaji Sunday had assured the people of Kaduna State of absolute neutrality in ensuring that nobody is disenfranchised.

He urged the citizens to cooperate with the police to ensure hitch-free elections and contact security on emergency  Phone numbers; 08075391105 and 07039675856.


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