Kogi, Imo, Bayelsa Governorship Elections: PSC monitors arrive at duty post as commission releases complaint hotlines


• Arase charges them to live above board

Police Service Commission [PSC] Staff Monitors have arrived and taken positions at their duty posts in the nine Senatorial districts of the three states of Kogi, Imo and Bayelsa where the off cycle Governorship elections will be holding Saturday, 11th November 2023.

In a statement, PSC Head, Press and Public Relations Ikechukwu Ani, said the Commission had also released dedicated telephone lines where Nigerians were expected to call to complain of any Police misconduct or commend Police examplary conduct.

Ani said the Commission Monitors would be appearing in reflective jackets with PSC inscriptions for easy identification.

Chairman of the Commission, Dr. Solomon Arase, CFR, retd Inspector General of Police has charged the Staff Monitors to live above board and execute their assignment with diligence and commitment.

Dr. Arase said the Commission would also hold its Staff Monitors accountable for any deliberate infraction in the course of their duty and warned that they must restrict themselves to the approved guidelines on monitoring of Police conduct and the rules of engagement.

The Commission’s dedicated telephone numbers are; National Cordinating Centre:
Aminu Malumfashi 08059170235
Ikechukwu Ani 08088155981
Kogi State;
East Senatorial district -Adeola Albert; 08084385726
Central Senatorial district; -Justina Okunriboye 08033145592 and West Senatorial District Dada Babatunde; 08054970152
Imo State:
North Senatorial District ‘ Amaka Omene: 08033702079
East Senatorial District – Uche Wokocha; 08033127845 and West Senatorial District- Mathias Okoi Uyo-Uyo; 08038179665
Bayelsa State;
East Senatorial district – Ponfa Wuyep; 08036707485
Central Senatorial district- Solomon Jibrin; 08064766550 and West Senatorial District -Iniobong Uko Anthony; 08061309837
Ani added that PSC monitors are expected to monitoring Police conduct in the three states using Commission’s approved guidelines on Police conduct during elections.

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