Thirty-four thousand police officers have arrived in Anambra State for the governorship election.
The Commissioner of Police in Anambra State, CP Echeng Eworo Echeng, revealed this in a statement in which he assured voters of their safety while voting.
In a press conference, Echeng stated that the troops and other assets required for the November 6 governorship election in the State have landed.
“Assets and boots have been deployed to the State by the IGP. The IGP is very passionate and has a psychological attachment to this election; for everything this command has asked for he has given us an addition.
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“We have support of the helicopters for aerial surveillance. We have gunboats to patrol the waterways. We have enough vehicles to operate during this election. And from tomorrow, you will be seeing us in the streets.
“We intend to dominate everywhere in this state and the dominance is to reassure the good people of Anambra that they’re secured. Everybody should come out and exercise their civic responsibility on the 6th of November.
“We are going to be very civil to them. But for the troublemakers, we are going to be firm and decisive on anybody who tries to prevent anybody from doing what is the right thing to do,” Echeng said.