Anambra poll: IGP deploys DIG, AIG, 3 state Commissioners for security


*26,000 personnel, sniffer dogs, gun boats, helicopters and APCs

*Also deploys men from Special Police Forces, Police Mobile Force, Specially Trained Counter Terrorism Unit, other Intelligent and Tactical Squads to deal decisively with IPOB

*Says no armed security personnel will be allowed within the polling units.

By Joseph Erunke

Obiano, Obaze, Nwoye and Ezeemo.

ABUJA – AHEAD of next Saturday’s governorship election in Anambra State, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, deployed a Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operation to handle security arrangement before and during the exercise.

The DIG (Operation) is to be assisted by an Assistant Inspector General of Police in the zone and three state commissioners of police, who will each coordinate security arrangement in each of the senatorial districts in the state.

Idris, who directed that a robust…

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