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By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja

Ahead of the November 6th, 2021 Anambra Governorship elections, Inspector-General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba has revealed that the Police is in possession of intelligence showing that subversive elements are planning to threaten the process and the smooth conduct of the election.

Consequently, the IGP has tasked Squadron Commanders of Police Mobile Force and their units that will be deployed for the elections to ensure they deter the elements by being ruthless noting, “The task of securing our democratic values and guarantying a safe, secure and credible electoral process in Anambra state will rest squarely and majorly on some of you, the Squadron Commanders”.

Alkali Baba who spoke while declaring the one day Squadron Commander’s Conference in Abuja, also warned of severe consequences for those involved in unprofessional conduct and other infractions being committed by PMF personnel across the country especially as it pertains to illegal deployments.

He said, “As you are aware, the Anambra governorship election will hold on 6th November, 2021. The election security action plan will as usual revolve Units of the Mobile Police Force. The import of this is that most of your operatives will be deployed to deter subversive elements that are planning to threaten the process, while others will be deployed to secure personnel and materials of INEC, as well as other critical national infrastructure”.