Edo/Ondo Poll: IG directs CP to arrest those carrying illegal arms

Ahead of the elections in Edo and Ondo, scheduled for September 19 and October 10 respectively, some political rallies have been marred by violence. There is heightened tension in Edo over attacks by suspected political thugs. Meanwhile, Mohammed Adamu, inspector-general of the police (IGP), has ordered a clampdown on those carrying arms illegally across the country. The Centre for Democracy and Development had raised the alarm over the importing of thugs and stockpiling of arms. In a statement on Sunday, Adamu directed the commissioners of police in the 36 states and the federal capital territory to prosecute individuals or groups

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