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Police Arrest 781 Offenders During The 2023 Electionsc


March 28, 2023

Over 700 offenders have been arrested by men of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF),
for violation of electoral laws during the 2023 general elections.
Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba disclosed this today during a meeting
with Commissioners of Police from the 36 states of the federation and the FCT, as
well as other senior officers.
According to the IGP, the exact figure of those arrested currently stands at 781.
IGP Alkali Baba said 185 cases of electoral infractions were recorded during the
presidential election with 203 arrests made.
For the Governorship and State Assembly elections, the police chief stated that 304
electoral breaches were recorded and 578 offenders were arrested.