Police Says Morale Of Election Duty Personnel High
The Police Command in Anambra has dismissed the piece of information in the media that personnel in election duty were protesting non payment of allowances.
The story had alleged that some personnel were chanting solidarity songs demanding their duty allowance.
But the Police authority has dismissed the claim as unfounded.
Top Police source in Anambra said every Police personnel mobilised for election duty had been deployed and reported to their various posts.
The source said the allowances were paid via the IPPIS platform and electronically through the banks.
He said some officers including the senior ones had not received their pay but assured that every personnel on duty would get their pay as the delay was from the banks.
“The alleged video of police officers protesting for non – payment is not true as has been portrayed in the clip.
“The morale in the force are high, all personnel deployed for this assignment have reported at their duty post
“The Police remains focused and committed in protecting the sanity of the electoral process in Anambra state,” he said.