The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris has commended the personnel, officers and men of other security and safety agencies deployed in Anambra State during the just concluded gubernatorial election on Saturday.
In a statement by the force image maker, Jimoh Moshood, the police boss commended the officers for ensuring adequate security and conducive environment for a credible governorship poll in the State.
According to the statement, the IGP extols the high level professionalism, politeness, firmness and unbiased conducts of the Police Personnel, before, during and after the election.
The Nigeria Police Force equally appreciates the law abiding attitude and peaceful conduct of the good people of Anambra State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Election Monitors/Observers, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), the Media and other critical stakeholders for a good working relationship with the security personnel deployed for the election.
"The good disposition and spirit of sportsmanship exhibited by most of the political parties in the election which doused fear and tensions during the election is gratifying and highly commendable," it said.
The Anambra gubernatorial poll saw the incumbent, Willie Obiano, defeating other candudates in all the 21 local government areas.