Wednesday, March 22, 2023

Guber Polls: 2,670 Personnel Deployed To Cross River – Civil Defence

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The Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Samuel Fadeyi, has said about 2,670 personnel have been deployed for the March 18th gubernatorial polls in Cross River State.

Fadeyi revealed on Thursday that the move was to ensure adequate security during the polls in the state.

Fadeyi went on to assure synergy between the NSCDC personnel and other security agencies to ensure efficiency.

The commandant charged the men to uphold professionalism and a high level of integrity during the elections.

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“Anyone caught being partisan will be sanctioned. You must resist every temptation to favour any particular party.

“Resist any attempt by politicians to use you to cause violence, anyone caught will face the wrath of the law,” he said.

He said all the personnel had been well-sensitized on the Electoral Act and know the consequences of compromise.

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The commandant said no fewer than 10 suspects were arrested for various offences across the state during the Presidential and National Assembly election.

Fadeyi, therefore, cautioned residents against acts of violence during the election.

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“As a command, we are ready to provide adequate security, we shall do our part to ensure a peaceful and orderly process,” he said.

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