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Anambra Elections: 34,000 Policemen arrive, CP assures voters of safety

...as Father Mbaka urges Buhari to negotiate with South-East 

AS political parties in Anambra State warm up for the proposed Gubernatorial elections, no fewer than Thirty-four Thousand (34,000) Policemen have arrived the state for the elections.

 

Anambra State Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Eworo Echeng disclosed this on Thursday, saying that henceforth, the impact of the officers will be felt in the State.

 

Echeng in a press briefing said the personnel and other necessary assets needed for the November 6 governorship poll in the State have arrived.

 

“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.

“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.

Meanwhile, the Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria, Rev. Father Ejike Mbaka, has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to negotiate with people of the Southeast over the sit-at-home order by the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.

Addressing his members at the Adoration ground, Mbaka said those around the President were telling him lies about the sit-at-home order.

 

According to Mbaka: “Whatever is affecting Igboland is affecting the whole Nigeria.

 

“I am pleading with Mr President that there is still time for him to come out from his house, and stop believing in the report that they are giving him. Mr President is being fed with fake reports, mendacious reports.

 

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