AIG cautions PCRC against compromise ahead 2023 poll

…urging the PCRC to use their position to sensitise the politcal class on the need to ensure free, fair and credible election

Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG, incharge of zone 13, Ukpo, Mr. Abutu Yaro has advised the Police Community Relations Committee, PCRC, Onitsha Police Area Command against any form of compromise during the forthcoming general elections.

Speaking shortly after being honoured as Patron, Grand patron, Aguneche Mba and Community Policing Ambassador, by the PCRC, led by Chief Victor Agubisi, (Action chairman), at Ukpo, the AIG stressed the need for free, fair and credible election.

He said, “I know that some of you will work as INEC Adhoc staff and when you are doing it do it in line with the law so that all of us will be happy at the end of the day.

“You should also use your position to sensitise the politcal class on the need to ensure free, fair and credible election which is barely 60 days away.

“Our lives and that of our children are dependent on political climate and as such we should embiibe security as the front burner in the country.”

Also honoured were Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP incharge of Operations, Mr. Ibrahim  Gotan, DCP Umahi Mohammed, Zonal Criminal Investigation Officer, CID, and the Police Public Relations Officer, PPRO, of the Zone, Nkeiru Nwode, (SP).

Earlier in his speech, the PCRC chairman, Chief Agubisi said the award was informed by the huge contributions of the AIG and others towards the security of the zone, comprising Anambra and Enugu States, describing the AIG is a security expert.

“This honour is because of your immense contributions even before you came into the zone as head. We urge you not to relent as you are being emulated by others behind you.

“And to others so honoured, it is for your contribution to the nation, zone and the people in the zone. Keep it up because to whom much is given, much is expected,” he stated.

The awardees, in their various remarks, thanked the PCRC chairman for finding them worthy to be honoured, promising that the award would spur them to do more.

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