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IGP Orders Restriction Of Movement In Imo, Kogi And Bayelsa During Elections.


The Inspector-General of Police, Kayode Egbetokun, on Tuesday announced that there will be no vehicular movement as well as movement of canoe, ships and other means of transportation via waterways in Imo, Kogi and Bayelsa starting from Friday.

Egbetokun, who said the decision was in line with measures put in place to ensure free, fair and credible elections in the three states, also barred some state security outfits like Ebubeagu and other quasi outfit from carrying out operations during the exercise.

The top cop, who disclosed this at the ongoing press briefing at Force Headquarters, explained that both marine and gunboats have been deployed in the three States considering the riverine terrain of the States.

Speaking through the Force spokesman, Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police boss, maintained that the three States have been fortified with different security equipment including helicopters that will be for aerial patrol.


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