Campaigns: Police Warn Enugu Politicians Against Violence, Inflammatory StatementsLetters/Rejoinders, News, News From The State, Nigeria 2015 Election Thursday, February 5th, 2015
FROM IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu – As politicians intensify their political campaigns ahead of the forthcoming general elections, the Enugu state police command has warned the gladiators against any form of violence, insisting they must play the game according to the rule.
“There is need for members of the public, particularly party faithful and stalwarts to adhere to the principle of playing politics devoid of bitterness and rancour and according to the rules of the game”
“As well as avoiding all manners of violence as they go about their political campaign and gatherings.
The command in a statement issued Wednesday by its spokesman, Ebere Amarizu, made available to African Examiner in Enugu, also, wrned politicians and their supporters against use of provocative and inflammatory languages.
The statement disclosed that the command, in partnership with other sister security Agencies in the state “have worked out modalities to deal with any person or group of persons caught in the habit of the act of the use of provocative and inflammatory languages”.
African Examiner reports that political campaign and activities are in top gear by all the political parties in the state.
According to Amarizu, “the command in a similar development wish to inform members of the public that the state police command can be reached through the following functional social media platforms”
“Face book is enugu state police, Twitter is @enugupolice
“The command in addition is giving out its distress/emergency lines to enable easy contact of police by members of the public as follows;08032003702,08075390883,08086671202”.
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