Local Government Election In Akwa Ibom South South Of Nigeria, Police Deploys 15,000 Men, Calls For Orderliness

By Amos Tauna,

Kaduna (Nigeria) — As the electorate prepare  for Saturday local government election in Akwa Ibom State, Southern part of the country, the state Police command has deployed fifteen thousand Policemen to  to ensure peaceful conduct before, during and after the election.

A statement issued by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Bala Elkana said that the Command has put in place adequate security measures for peaceful conduct of the local  Election across the thirty-one (31) Local government areas of the  State.

“Movement of persons and vehicles across the State will be restricted from 12 mid-night of Friday 1st December, 2017 to 6:00pm of Saturday 2nd December, 2017, except personnel on essential duties who must carry their valid identification cards.

 “Voters are advised to conduct themselves in orderly and peaceful manner.

“The command is well prepared to deal decisively with anyone bent  on causing the breach of peace before, during and after the election.

“Violators of this restriction of movement order will be dealt with in accordance with the Law,” the statement warned.

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