Parties Sign Peace Accord In Akwa Ibom
A’Ibom Commissioner of Police, Olatoye Durunsimi, has warned governorship and House of Assembly candidates in the state to eschew violence and thuggery.
Addressing candidates of political parties at the state police headquarters in Uyo during the signing of peace accord, the commissioner of police maintained that there would be zero tolerance for thuggery and other forms of electoral violence in the state throughout the elections.
He said: “The command was aware of thugs, who camouflaged as soldiers and policemen during presidential and National Assembly elections in the state. Some of them were arrested at various locations in the state.
“Investigations is ongoing for those, who are still in our custody while others have been charged to court. “
“But this time, it is zero tolerance for thuggery and all forms of crimes during the election. Our men are on ground to prevent breakdown of law and order during the election.”