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IGP deploys heavy security to Anambra to reassure voters

Post created on November 3, 2021

The Inspector-General of Police, Mr Usman Alkali Baba has said the heavy deployment of security operatives to Anambra for Saturday’s election is not meant to scare voters but to reassure them.

Baba who was speaking to stakeholders during a meeting in Anambra State said the election security is designed to cover the three senatorial districts of the state, 21 local government areas, 326 wards and 5,720 polling units across the State.

He assured all the people of Anambra, Nigeria and the international community of his team’s firm commitment to support INEC in delivering a free, fair, credible and successful election in the State.

He also assured that the personnel of the Nigeria Police, as the lead agency in election security management, shall remain impartial, firm, accountable and professional in the exercise of their statutory duties as provided for in the Electoral Act and other enabling laws.

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