About twenty eight thousand security personnel including the police from other States will be deployed to Anambra State, ahead of the eighteenth of this month’sGovernorship election.
The State Commissioner of Police, Mr Garba Umar, disclosed this at the Command Headquarters in Amawbia during a meeting with representatives of political parties, civil society organizations as well as heads of security agencies in the State.
Similarly one hundred boats will be used to reach the riverine areas during the election.
The Commissioner of Police who cautioned members of the vigilante against being partisan as they have no role to play in the November eighteenth Governorship election, urged political parties to abstain from hate speech, and actions capable of overheating the polity.
Commissioner Umar, while promising to give all the political parties a level playing ground, warned against the importation of thugs during the election, as according to him, they will deal decisively with anybody caught in the act.