THE Nigeria Police Force has refute messages circulated in the social media that the “Police have invaded Ekiti State Government House”, describing it as misleading.
Caleb Ikechukwu, police public relations office, made this known in a press release he signed for the deputy inspector of police (Elections Duty Cordinators), Ado Ekiti, which was made available and has been circulating online.
According to Ikechukwu, “The police would also want to use this medium to alert the general public that they should expect more of these misleading information from person(s) who do not mean well for the good people of Ekiti State”.
Ikechukwu said: “In furtherance to the presence of police officers around the Prof. Olusola Eleka Pavilion at Fajuyi on Wednesday, two political parties intend to have their rallies at the same date and in Ado-Ekiti metropolis. “But the Commissioner of Police advised the political parties in writing on the need to have their political activities at different time and because of its security implication.
“The Police will, at all times, continue to maintain law and order and also rise up to their responsibility to perform their mandatory and statutory duty of protection of lives and property of innocent citizens before, during and after the election.
“The Police would also want to use this medium to alert the general public that they should expect more of this misleading information from person(s) who do not mean well to te good people of Ekiti State.
“The Police enjoin the general public to confirm the source of their information before circulating same to their friends or loved ones.”
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