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Police urge politicians to shun violence during campaigns

Police urge politicians to shun violence during campaigns

Following the commencement of campaigns by political parties today 18th November, 2018, the FCT Police Command has advised all political parties and candidates vying for various political positions in FCT in the forthcoming general elections to be law abiding and carry-out their campaigns in accordance with the provisions of the Electoral Act.

The Police Public Relations Officer of the FCT Police Command, Anjuguri Manzah, gave this urge in a statement on Sunday  on behalf of the FCT Commissioner, even as he  enjoined the politicians to rein-in on their respective supporters to eschew any act that could bring about breakdown of law and order in the Federal Capital Territory.

“Similarly, Political Parties are advised to provide the Command with prior notice of all their political activities, especially those that will attract the large gathering of people for adequate security arrangement and coverage,” the statement said.

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