Acting IGP Vows To Prosecute Electoral Offenders

IGPThe Acting Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mr Solomon Arase has vowed to prosecute electoral offenders, to curb the spate of violence during elections in the country.

Mr Arase, who formally took over the mantle from the sacked Inspector General of Police, Mr Suleiman Abba, at a handover ceremony in Abuja, vowed that it would not be business as usual as all senior officers would be held accountable for their actions.

The acting IGP announced that a Strategic Police Vision Document and Policing Protocol would be developed to aid intelligence, community partnership and address high level crimes.

Meanwhile, the out-gone IGP Suleiman Abba, described the appointment of his successor as well-deserved, appealing to the Police hierarchy to equally give full support to the new leadership.

Mr Suleiman Abba was sacked by President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday.