Nigeria Decides IGP Salutes Nigerian Counterpart For Ensuring Free And Fair Election

Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan has saluted his counterpart in Nigeria, Suleiman Abba, for ensuring peaceful elections.

  • Published:
play Inspector General of Police Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Inspector General of Police Mohammed Ahmed Alhassan has congratulated his counterpart in Nigeria, Suleiman Abba, for policing peaceful elections.

Africa’s most populous nation went to polls on Saturday, resulting in the election of ex-military ruler General Muhammadu Buhari as the new leader of Nigeria.

He beat incumbent Goodluck Ebele Jonathan by over 500,000 votes.

IGP, Mohammed Alhassan, who is also chairman of the West African Police Chiefs Committee, in a message on behalf of the Committee, congratulated the Nigerian police for the high sense of duty and professionalism exhibited during the elections.

He added that the achievement [of successful elections] is a clear indication of the collective commitment to democratic policing in the sub-region and Africa in general to safeguard lives and property.

Though there were pockets of violence in some areas, the elections were generally described as peaceful.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Ghana Police IGP in another radical police shake-upbullet
2 Kumasi Technical Institute Over 20 injured after students clash with...bullet
3 Video Soldier detained for leaking Flagstaff House brutality videobullet
4 Gory Accident NPP parliamentary candidate involved in fatal crash;...bullet
5 Pay Day NDC Ministers troop to Flagstaff House for ex-gratiabullet
6 Deputy AU Chair Backing Kwesi Quartey for deputy AU Chair was...bullet
7 Ghana Police Trafficking ring busted, 11 girls rescuedbullet
8 National Defence Troops to receive peacekeeping allowance...bullet
9 Bilateral Ties Czech Ambassador holds talks with...bullet
10 Transparency in Government TransGov and GODI sign MOU...bullet

Top Videos

1 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank than carbullet
2 Video Police officer attacked at Flagstaff Housebullet
3 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
4 Kwame Nkrumah Interchange Water leaks from hole in wall at new...bullet
5 Watch Ghanaian funerals; A time to dance and celebratebullet
6 Watch Kumchacha delivers Counselor Lutterodt from 'demons'bullet
7 Vitiligo Enam Honya - is challenging what you think about beautybullet
8 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries...bullet
9 Refugee Ghanaian to lose fingers after 7-hour trek to...bullet
10 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a...bullet

News