Over fourteen thousand safety males could be deployed for the Saturday presidential and nationwide meeting elections.
Benue State Commissioner of Police, Omololu Bishi acknowledged this yesterday whereas addressing newsmen.
Bishi stated that the officers deployed final Saturday for the postponed election have all returned to base and have been presently been mobilised to return to their new responsibility submit on Friday for the Saturday election.
The police boss enjoined the individuals of the state to assist the safety brokers on election duties in order to have hitch-free elections.
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The CP additionally paraded 14 armed theft suspects who have been arrested for numerous offences, stating that the criminals have been arrested within the state throughout a mop-up patrol put in place by the command to rid the state of criminals.
A few of the armed theft suspects, Joseph Tersoo alias Adikpo and Demenenge Gabriel Iorwa, all of Emblem 1 have been stated to have operated with a motorbike behind Bem motels Makurdi.
The suspects have been stated to have kidnapped a woman and took her to Quararafa quarters the place they raped and robbed her of a cellphone and cash.
The CP stated that the suspects had confessed to the offenses through the police investigation.
In the identical vein, Mr Chris Okey Ezike has assumed responsibility as the brand new Assistant Inspector Normal, AIG of police Zone four police headquarters in Makurdi.
He’s to cowl three states comprising of Benue, Nasarawa and Plateau states.
Earlier than his new submit, he was the rapid commissioner of Police, Abia state.