We Will Deploy Over 34,587 Policemen, Three Helicopters For Anambra Election – IGP said.
Ahead of the November 6 Governorship Election in Anambra State amid insecurity ravaging the state, the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Usman Alkali Baba has revealed that he will deploy over 34,000 personnel and three helicopters.
The IGP disclosed this while meeting with various state police commissioners and heads of formations in Abuja.
According to him, three helicopters will also be deployed for surveillance during the poll in addition to animals and other equipment.
IGP Alkali Baba further stated that the police are collaborating with sister agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure the conduct of a peaceful election in the state.
Earlier on Wednesday, the IGP had also assured the nation of the commitment of the force to securing public space and upholding the democratic values ahead of the gubernatorial election.
Nwachineke, Onyeke Chekwube reporting, Obinwannem news writer/ October 14, 2021.