Osun Polls: IGP Orders Deployment Of DIG, Senior Officers

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has ordered the deployment of the Deputy Inspector-General of Police in charge of the Force Criminal Investigation Department, FCID, DIG Johnson Babatunde Kokumo, for the Osun State gubernatorial election scheduled to hold on Saturday 16th July, 2022.

The Force Public Relations Officer, CSP, Olumuyiwa Adejobi disclosed this Sunday, 10 July in a series of tweets posted on his Twitter handle, @Princemoye1.

TheFact Daily reports that Kokumo, who is the supervisory DIG for the South-West Geo-Political Zone, is to be assisted by several senior police officers including 4 Assistant Inspectors-General of Police (AIGs), 4 Commissioners of Police (CPs), 15 Deputy Commissioners of Police and 30 Assistant Commissioners of Police.

According to Adejobi, adequate police personnel of the rank of Chief Superintendents of Police and below have equally been deployed for the election.

Specifically, DIG Kokumo is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Operation Order evolved fromthe Election Security Threat Assessment, to ensure a peaceful and conducive environment devoid of violence and to guarantee law abiding citizens in the State, of a secured space to freely perform their civic responsibilities without molestation or intimidation.

“Other Senior Officers deployed are tasked with coordinating human and other operational deployments in the 3 senatorial districts, 30 Local Government Areas and the 3,753 polling units in Osun State”, he tweeted.

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