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Governorship election: IGP deploys over 34,000 officers, 3 helicopters others to Anambra




The Inspector Common of Police, IGP Usman Alkali Baba, has given directive for 34,587 police personnel in addition to three Police Helicopters to be mobilised to Anambra State forward of the forthcoming gubernatorial election in order to ensure a hitch-free train.

Drive Headquarters Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, in a press release stated the IGP made this recognized on Thursday on the Drive Headquarters, Abuja, in the course of the 2nd Strategic Police Managers Convention for Senior Police Officers from the rank of Commissioner of Police and above.

Different operational belongings deployed for the Anambra State Gubernatorial Elections slated for sixth November, 2021 embody the Police Airwing, the Drive Marine and the Drive Animal Department.

The IGP stated as a part of its plan to create a conducive and enabling atmosphere that may assure the peaceable conduct of the forthcoming election, the Drive carried out an Election Safety Risk Evaluation and likewise developed a strategic election safety operational plan to stabilize the prevailing safety state of affairs within the state.

The IGP additional famous that the 34,587 personnel is made up of standard law enforcement officials, Police Cell Drive (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Particular Forces private. Others are the Explosives Ordinance Unit (EOD), Drive Intelligence Bureau (FIB), INTERPOL, Particular Safety Unit (SPU) in addition to Police Medical Groups.

IG Alkali equally charged the Commissioners of Police in FCT and the thirty-six States of the Federation in addition to their supervisory Assistant to return to their Instructions and strengthen the safety structure therein particularly because the yr steadily winds down and the Yuletide season attracts nearer.

The IGP additionally directed the Strategic Commanders to evolve proactive anti-crime approaches to allow the Drive keep forward in opposition to any anticipated safety threats to the lives and property of the citizenry.

IG Alkali referred to as on residents to proceed to help the Police of their numerous localities, noting that: “a strong police operational asset can be delivered quickly which is able to little doubt re-energize policing operations towards enhancing public security and safety within the nation. He assured the nation that the varied policing reforms being vigorously pursued by the Drive management will avail residents with a extra skilled, efficient, proactive and accountable Police Drive.”

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