Lagos CP Warns Police Officers


The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Kayode Aderanti has warned police officers that anyone found going against the law in the forthcoming 2015 elections will be properly dealt with.

Kayode Aderanti yesterday, who warned officers of the command to resist the temptation of being used by politicians during 2015 general elections gave the warning while flagging off a three- day training of policemen under the command on the code of conduct during election.

Represented by the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Johnson Kokumo, he hinted that the training which was jointly organised by Crime Victims Foundation, was aimed among other things,to educate policemen serving in Lagos on what to do to ensure credible election in 2015, with a view to averting any upheaval that might result to lawlessness during and after elections.

Assuring members of the public of the command’s readiness to have a free and fair elections next year, he however, noted that gone were the days when policemen allowed themselves to be used by criminals masquerading as politicians without fear.

Present at the occasion were the Chairman, of Transworld Security, Dr. Ona Ekhomu; the Chairman, Nigeria Bar Association, Ikeja Branch, Yinka Farounbi; Chairman Chief Executive Officer ,Crime Victims Foundation, Barr. Gloria Egbuji.

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