Police to deploy over 13,000 personnel for Abuja council elections

The Nigeria Police have affirmed that over 13,000 personnel would be deployed for the FCT area council elections.

This was disclosed Thursday by Danta Walima, the representative to the commissioner of police, FCT, at a briefing of election observers and party agents at the merit house Abuja.

“We are very prepared, we have everything we need to curb any form of crisis,” Mr. Walima said.

“Over 13,000 police officials are to be deployed within the FCT. The commissioner is also inviting men of conventional police and mobile police force from neighbouring states so as to ensure adequate security during and after the election.

“There will be enough manpower and escorts at the collation centers and at the 2000 polling units in the FCT,” he said.

Mr. Walima advised the public to call the following numbers in case of any incident.


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