Police authorities have charged presidential Candidates of all political parties particularly the All Progressives Congress, APC, Peoples Democratic party, PDP, Labour party, LP and New Nigeria Peoples party,.NNPP, to caution their party stalwarts and supporters against post election violence.

It cited series of intelligence reports, and high expectations from all angles in furtherance of the close monitoring of the ongoing 2023 electoral exercise.

CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, Force Public Relations officer, Force Headquarters, Abuja in a statement on Monday, urged party stalwarts and supporters of the various political parties to avoid making inciting comments that could create tension into turmoil.

Olumuyiwa sued for calm, and patience as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC intensify effort on speedy collation of results.

Part of the statement partly read, “The Force similarly reiterates the need to desist from mounting undue pressure on the electoral process viz-a-viz the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), the body which is constitutionally mandated with the conduct of elections and announcement of results, as all hands are on deck to speedily conclude collation of results and declare the winner”.

While commending the general populace and electorates for their patience thus far and largely lawful conduct around the Country, the Police, encourage presidential Candidates to admonish their supporters to uphold the tenets of the Peace Accord recently signed for the smooth conduct of the 2023 general elections.

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