IGP Idris Warns Politicians to Deceit From Arming Thugs, Hate Speech
The Inspector-General of Police, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris, has warned politicians in the country to desist from arming thugs and see politics as a call to service.
Idris spoke at a one-day retreat on: “Electoral Logistics in Preparation for the 2019 General Elections’’ organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Lagos on Thursday.
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The police chief, who also cautioned politicians against hate speech, described it as the amber of violence and urged them to desist from the act.
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According to him, it will go a long way in ensuring violence free elections in 2019.
He also urged politicians to avoid conducts capable of causing violence at the polling booths.
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