Kano State Commissioner of Police Mamman Dauda has counseled politicians to shun all forms of political thuggery and violence for credible elections to prevail come the year 2023.
Dauda made the call at a peace summit organised by the command in collaboration with Aminu Magashi Foundation for political parties held at Lebanon Club Kano Tuesday.
He said the Nigeria Police and all other security agencies were committed to ensuring violence-free, and credible elections come 2023.
He, however, explained that the purpose of the peace summit was to enlighten the political parties and candidates about the importance of having a violence free elections in Kano state and the Nation at large.
“As part of our commitment to ensure free and credible elections, this summit was organised in the spirit of community policing and in collaboration with AMG foundation who is our partner in community policing geared toward Achieving the set objectives.”
He said the purpose of the interactive session was to bring together stakeholders to discuss proactive measures needed to be put in place for achieving a violence-free and successful elections.
In a remark, the founder of Aminu Magashi Foundation, Dr. Aminu Magashi, noted that the aim of the support was to ensure a credible and violence-free elections.
He urged all the political parties and other stakeholders to use the avenue in fine tuning modalities of ensuring credible elections.
Earlier, Deputy Imam Alfurkan Jumu’at Mosque Kano, Sheikh Abdulwahab Abdallah, urged political parties and candidates to have fear GOD in all their political activities, stressing that ensuring a peaceful conduct of the forthcoming elections is the responsibility of all.
During the meeting, CSO’s, Ulamas, security agencies and other stakeholders expressed divergent opinions geared towards ensuring credible elections.