The Police have alleged some unnamed politicans are training and arming private militias ahead of the November sixteen Kogi governorship election.
The Representative of the Inspector-General of Police [IGP], Mohammed Adamu, Deputy Inspector General (Operations), Abdulmalik, disclosed this today in Lokoja, the state capital.
Abdulmalik warned that the said report should remain in the imagination of anyone nursing it, adding that the police are fully prepared to ensure that the governorship election is free and fair.
HE Said that nobody is above the law, and as such anyone caught violating it will be apprehended and made answerable for any infringement.
Abdulmalik however assured that the police will deal decisively with whoever is caught indulging in such act.
The police boss, who attended the “Stakeholders Meeting with the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), assured that the police will deliver its mandate to Nigerians by ensuring the security of lives and property, at all times.
He further calls on the people of Kogi state, particularly politicians, not to engage in activities that can breach the peace, before, during and after the election.