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.
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.
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.