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Two DIGs, Jega, Others to Supervise Anambra Election

Two Deputy Inspectors – General of Police (DIGs), the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Attahiru Jega,  as well as six other  Federal  Electoral Commissioners  and 15 Resident Electoral Commissioners (RECs)  are billed to supervise the November 16 governorship election in Anambra State.
At the moment, the two DIGs, Emmanuel Udoji of C Department and Solomon Leha of Operations Department, Police Force Headquarters, Abuja,  are already in the state to ensure that the election is  violence free.
Speaking yesterday during  a meeting with the political party stakeholders and  the governorship candidates at the State Police Headquarters, Awka,  Udoji  said that the Inspector–General  of Police (IG), Mohammed Abubukar, has directed them  to monitor the election  and ensure that it is devoid of any violence.
He said the message of the IG to them was also meant to be transmitted to their supporters not to resort to any form of violence during the election, no matter the level of provocation, vowing that the Police authority will not take it kindly with any party or individual who foment   trouble during the election.
He said   the police will mobilise   enough men and materials to Anambra State to ensure that the governorship election is  a huge success, and that they would work with sister security agencies  to ensure enough manpower for the election.

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