A total of 34,000 police officers have landed in Anambra for the governorship election.
Anambra State Commissioner of Police, CP Echeng Eworo Echeng, declared this on Thursday, stressing that the officers’ impact will be felt across the state from now on.
Echeng declared at a press conference that the troops and other assets needed for the November 6 governorship election in the state have arrived.
“Assets and boots have been deployed to the State by the IGP. The IGP is very passionate and has a psychological attachment to this election; for everything, this command has asked for he has given us an addition.
“We have the support of the helicopters for aerial surveillance. We have gunboats to patrol the waterways. We have enough vehicles to operate during this election. And from tomorrow, you will be seeing us in the streets.
“We intend to dominate everywhere in this state and the dominance is to reassure the good people of Anambra that they’re secured. Everybody should come out and exercise their civic responsibility on the 6th of November.
“We are going to be very civil to them. But for the troublemakers, we are going to be firm and decisive on anybody who tries to prevent anybody from doing what is the right thing to do,” Echeng said.