The Nigeria Police Force said it has deployed additional 55 Commissioners of Police (CPs) to the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory for effective coverage of the elections.
The Commissioners of Police deployed according to the Force Spokesman, ACP Frank Mba are expected to be at each of the senatorial districts in each States to complement the efforts of the Command CPs.
With the deployment, states like Ogun now have four CPs while Lagos state has three.
The Police also stated that the deployment was done based on the demand of each States.
Naija News understands that Mba said: “What we did is that we deployed an additional 55 Commissioners of police. Those additional CPs will be supporting the 37 Command Commissioners already on the ground.
“Some States are fortunate because they might get three CPs, some might get two depending on the exigencies and each of those CPs are expected supervise the elections in each senatorial zones.
“It is just designed to further deepen our coverage of the election security and they are supposed to complement the effort of the Command CPs, the Zonal Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIGs) and the respective Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIGs) that are already out supervising elections at the geo-political zones.
“Lagos has two additional commissioners of Police while Ogun has four.”
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