More than 1000 police officers deployed for governoship election supreme court judgement in Sokoto

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Sokoto State Police Command has deployed over one thousand officers as the Supreme Court of Nigeria prepares to hear the appeal brought before it by the Governorship Candidate of the All Progressives Congress in the 2019 Governorship, AHMED ALIYU


The State Commissioner of Police, IBRAHIM KAOJE, disclosed this in a statement signed by the Command Public Relations Officer ASP MOHAMMED SADIQ ABUBAKAR.


The commissioner said the measure was to ensure that peace reigns before and after the hearing.


He said particular attention was being focused on the Sokoto metropolis and its environs, as well as on some strategic locations within their vicinities.


The Commissioner of Police also vowed that the strategy would be maintained until further notice, in line with the recent directive issued by the Inspector General of Police, on a 24-hour, nationwide red alert.

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