The Plateau State Police Command is on High Alert as credible intelligence suggests potential unrest following the Gubernatorial Election judgment delivered by the Appeal Court on November 19.
In the aftermath of the March 18th Gubernatorial Election judgment by the Appeal Court in Abuja on Sunday, affirming Dr. Nentawe Yilwatda Goshewe of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the duly elected Governor the Plateau State Police Command has issued a cautionary statement.
The police revealed credible intelligence indicating plans by hoodlums and criminal-minded individuals to disrupt the current state of peace.
Plateau State Commissioner of Police, Okoro Alawari, sternly warned potential troublemakers against actions that could lead to chaos and a breach of peace. He urged the public to respect the court’s verdict, maintain calm, and avoid actions that might incite violence or harm lives and property.
Alawari implored aggrieved parties to seek redress through legal channels, emphasizing the importance of allowing peace to prevail in the state. The police chief further called on parents, guardians, religious, and traditional leaders to advise their wards and followers against engaging in misconduct that could disturb the peace.
According to the Command’s spokesman, DSP Alfred Alabo, the police will take decisive action in accordance with the relevant laws against anyone found culpable. Commissioner Alawari reassured the public of the Command’s unwavering commitment to maintaining law and order, urging Plateau residents to continue with their lawful activities while remaining calm.