By Esther Innocent
The Delta State Police command has assured residents of the state of safety during the September 11, 2021 bye-election holding in ISoko South LGA.
Ari Muhammed, the state commissioner of police gave the assurance in a statement.
The Commissioner of Police (CP) said the command is committed to ensuring the security of everyone in the local government by the deployment of its officers to all the polling units and also some speculated hot spots in the LGA to maintain peace and security all through the electioneering process.
Muhammed also appealed to front runners in the local government bye-election to counsel all their supporters and foot soldiers to restrain themselves from causing chaos as such will not be tolerated.
He added that no Police aid or security agent will be allowed to escort their principals or any important personality (VIPs) to polling unit or on any movement while the bye election is on-going, noting that any security aid violating the directive will be arrested and made to face the full wrath of the law.
Muhammed also disclosed that there would be restriction of movement in the LGA as from Friday, September 10 between 12am to 4pm.