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General Elections: Zamfara gets new CP, holds emergency meeting

By Jibril Almustapha 

In preparations for the peaceful conduct of the 2023 general elections in the country, the Nigeria Police Force deploys CP Lawal Abubakar to take charge of Zamfara State Police Command. 

This was contained in a press statement  made available to SMARTS NEWS by the Police Public Relations  Officer (PPRO) of Zamfara State Police Command, SP Mohammed Shehu, in Gusau the state capital.

In the statement, SP Shehu disclosed that,  “the Zamfara  State Police Command wishes to inform the general Public that, CP Lawal Abubakar fdc, has  assumed duty  as the Commissioner of Police for the forthcoming 2023 General Elections in the State. Similarly, three (3) Deputy Commissioners of Police were also deployed to coordinate election security in three (3) Senatorial districts of the state, and  have already  assumed duty for the Exercise. 

Management team of Zamfara police command

The newly deployed DCPs include DCPKabiru  Audu  Zamfara West Senatorial district, DCP Audu Garba Bosso,  Zamfara Central Senatorial district  and DCP Usman K. Magaji  Zamfara North Senatorial district  respectively. 

“The Commissioner of Police  in his Opening remarks during the meeting, tasks officers and men on Professionalism, Commitment and dedication towards ensuring peaceful Elections before, during and after. He also pledges to reach out to all sister security agencies including  the Nigerian Army, Air Force, DSS, Civil Defence, Immigration, Customs, Correctional Service, NDLEA , FRSC among others  for collaboration.

“The CP  appreciates the people of the state for their unalloyed support and partnership with the Police and further calls on them to be law abiding and shun any  lawlessness activity in order  to ensure free, fair and credible elections,” SP Shehu concluded. 

Newly deployed DCPs

Mediasmarts News learnt that the deployment of CP Lawal Abubakar was made following the transfer of his predecessor CP Kolo Yusuf to Katsina State Police Command.

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