The Acting Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers deployed for Saturday`s Presidential and National Assembly elections to remain apolitical and nonpartisan.
A statement issued by the force Spokesman, Assistant Commissioner of Police Frank Mba, on Friday in Abuja said Adamu has directed the deployment of Deputy Inspectors General of Police to the six geo-political zones to ensure adequate security in their areas of supervision.
He added that the IGP has also directed Assistant Inspectors General of Police in the 12 Zonal Commands and the Commissioners of Police in the 36 State Commands and Abuja to beef-up security.
The spokesman said the police boss also directed the Election Intelligence Monitoring Team to intensify constant surveillance, intelligence gathering and monitoring of security personnel deployed nationwide.
He said the Special Election Investigation Team should ensure discrete investigation of electoral cases and diligent prosecution of all electoral offenders.