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FCT Police Command ready for polls

26 March 2015, 21:03

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 the region.

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 elections.

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 uniform.

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


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