Lagos - Federal Capital Territory (FCT)
Commissioner of Police, Wilson Inalegwu, has restated the preparedness of
the Command to ensure peaceful and seamless conduct during elections in
Anjuguri Manzah, Police Public Relations Officer of the FCT
Command, said Inalegwu assured that the Command was ready to provide
round the clock security before, during and after the general
While assuring residents of their safety, the Commissioner
of Police reiterated that the Command is adequately prepared for the
elections and had concluded arrangement for the deployment of its
personnel to the 1 886 voting points and collations centres in the FCT.
Also read: Police restrict movement for election day
Meanwhile, the Command also informed residents and visitors
to FCT that it would enforce a ban on vehicular movement, which would
apply to all except ambulances, fire service trucks and others on
essential duties as from 8am (local time) to 5pm on Saturday.
Similarly, private and voluntary organizations such as Boys
Scout, Vigilante Groups, Boys Brigade, Peace Ambassador, Man O War
have been advised to stay at least 300meters off polling units if in
According to Manzah, Inalegwu enjoined residents to be law
abiding and conduct themselves in the most civil and lawful manner.
The Command also warns potential trouble makers to steer
clear of Polling Units as adequate security arrangement has been put
in place to deal with such situations.
- CAJ News