Anambra State NSCDC Assures Of Security During Governorship Election

Hyacinth Chinweuba

Ahead of Anambra State Gubernatorial Election , the State Commandant of Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC Anambra State Command, *Comdt. Vincent Ogu JP* has assured of adequate security beef up before, during and after the election.

Comdt. Vincent  stated this when he received in audience *Moshood Isah* from *Yiaga Africa*  an election monitoring group at the State Command Headquarters in Awka as part of the organization’s pre – election assessment mission  to the state aimed at assessing pre election environment with respect to  identifying  areas to be strengthen  in the conduct of the election .


Mr. Ogu  appreciated the delegation for the visit and pledged to work in Synergy with other sister security agencies in having  free, fair and credible election in the state while calling on Anambrarians and residents alike to support Security agencies through credible Intelligence report to avert  any form of threat to the conduct of Anambra Gubernatorial election.

Comdt Ogu assured the group of  adequate protection of all election observers  to enable them carry out their duties effectively.

Speaking earlier,  *Mrs* *Cynthia Mbamalu*  informed the State Commandant that the visit was to seek for security coverage from  the Corps as a major stakeholder in the forthcoming election. She intimated the Corps of their mission in promoting  credible, peaceful, and transparent election  across the state as the organization will be  deploying  500 observers to polling units spread across all the 21 Local Government Areas in the State.

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