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2023: FG deploys security operatives at INEC facilities nationwide

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The Federal Government, on Thursday, deployed security operatives at all the facilities of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) ahead of the 2023 elections.

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, disclosed this during a meeting with the chairmen and leaders of political parties at the Force headquarters in Abuja.

This decision followed an upsurge of attacks on some facilities of the commission in the country.

Baba at the meeting also directed the security services to enhance intelligence gathering and sharing while utilizing the same to address acts of political violence.

He noted that the police would collaborate with other security agencies to address the issues of hate speech and other violations.

The police boss also accused some governors of sponsoring violence in their states, noting that the force would take decisive actions as regards that.

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