NSCDC Deploys 1,500 Personnel For Borno LG Election Commandant

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The Borno Command of the Nigeria Security
and Civi Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed
1,500 personnel for Saturday Local
Government Election in Borno.

The state Commandant, Mr Abdullahi Ibrahim
made this known in an interview with
newsmen in Yarwa Town.

He said they have deployed 1,500 personnel including
armed personnel, unarmed and undercover to ensure that we provide robust security.

Ibrahim said they have already started work like supporting
other security agencies in escorting sensitive
and non-sensitive election materials to some parts of the state.

He explained that some personnel would be
deployed to displace persons camps with
voting center to provide cover while others
would be deployed to some identified trouble
spots within Maiduguri to contain any
possibility of clash between supporters of
political parties.

The commandant urged politicians and there
supporters appreciate the fact that this is the
first time Council election would be
conducted in the state in 14 years due to
insurgency crisis and be orderly for a hitch
free election.

insurgency crisis and be orderly for a hitch
free election.

He further encourage encourage everyone to be vigilant and security conscious, and not to hesitate in providing information on any suspicious movement during and after the election.

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