Anambra Decide: Just In One State, Thousands Of Security Forces Mobilized

Security Situation Report

As election kick start today in Anambra state, south eastern region of Nigeria. The federal government have mobilized thousands of security personnel from different states in Nigeria to Anambra state to make sure that the governorship election in the state is conducted peaceful and successful.

The federal government made this decision after series of threat from IPOB sit at home order and no election mantra in the entire South Eastern region.

However, the thousands of scurity petsonnel sent to the state are includes as follows according IgbereTv report

Nigeria Police Force deploys 2 DIGs

5 AIGs

14 Commissioners of Police

31 Deputy Commissioners of Police

48 Assistant Commissioners of Police

34,587 personnel made up of conventional police officers, Police Mobile Force (PMF), Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Special Forces personnel.

Others are the Explosives Ordinance Unit (EOD), Force Intelligence Bureau (FIB), INTERPOL, Special Protection Unit (SPU), Police Medical Teams as well as the Police Airwing, the Force Marine and the Force Animal Branch.

NSCDC deploys 20,000 personnel, including NSCDC Arms Squad Unit, Counter-Terrorism Unit and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Explosives Unit.

In addition, Personnel from Kogi, Ekiti, Ondo, and Benue have also been placed on standby in case reinforcements are required.

The FRSC sends out 1,500 personnel, 35 vehicles, two tow trucks, and ambulances.

Three helicopters, six gunboats, and five speedboats are deployed by the Military Police.


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