May 5, 2018

Ekiti APC gov primaries: Police urge contestants to embrace peace

By Rotimi Ojomoyela

AS 33 aspirants are getting ready for today’s governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ekiti State, the Commissioner of Police in the state, Mr. Abdullahi Chafe has urged aspirants in the party and other political parties to embrace peace before, during and after their primaries elections.

Addressing a press conference on Friday at the Command’s headquarters in  Ado-Ekiti, Chafe who is retiring from the service today after attaining the age of 60 years disclosed that police are ready  to provide sufficient security for the APC delegates and other political parties.



He noted that Ekiti was one of the states with the lowest crime rate in the country, adding that  people must  sustain the peace being enjoyed by making vital information to the police on activities of criminals in the state.

He called on officers and men of the command  to avoid materialism, saying materialism was the main cause of corruption and various problems in the country.

Chafe advised the Nasarawa State Governor, Alhaji  Tanko Al-makura-led Governorship panel to extract commitment from all the aspirants through agreement on the delegates’ list.

His words, “I  will only advise that , Alhaji Almakura should meet with all the aspirants before the primary and allow them to reach agreement on the list of delegates.

“As regards security, our men will be on ground and we shall ensure adequate security for all leaders and delegates.