The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba has stated emphatically that there is no threat to the 2023 General Elections in Nigeria. The IG said this stems from the robust security threat analysis carried out using global best standards to ascertain the trend of expectations for the electioneering processes.
The IGP disclosed this during the United Nations Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS) in the United States of America and during his meeting with the Assistant Secretary, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of States,Mr. Todd Robinson as part of events rounding up his attendance at the UN summit.
The meeting also discussed the achievement of cascading the ongoing election security management training across the six geo-political zones in preparation for the 2023 general elections and support for police recruit training in modern policing themes such as forensic investigations, human relations and cyber security.
The Assistant Secretary praised the good work and the feats recorded by the NPF under the leadership of the IGP, even as both leaders discussed other ways of increasing support to the NPF.
Force Spokesman, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi who confirmed that the IGP was billed to return to the Nigeria on Sunday September 4,2022 .