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NSCDC Deploys 10,000 Personnel For Bayelsa Polls

Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,Gana Muhammadu, assures that governorship election in Bayelsa State would be very peaceful

Ahead of the 2015 governorship poll in the state, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC),Gana Muhammadu, has given concrete assurance to that Saturday election would be very peaceful and had deploy 10,000 officers.

Gana stated this at the Corps National Headquarters, yesterday in Abuja, adding that the 10,000 personnel are to provide security before, during and after election.

According to the NSCDC “three Deputy Commandant Generals, four Assistant Commandant Generals, a host of Commandants, Officers and Men and sniffer dogs will be on hand to ensure a hitch-free poll on Saturday.

Also, armed personnel have been strategically positioned to protect the Nations National Assets to dissuade hoodlums from having a field day ‘’.

The CG who expressed optimism on the Bayelsa Poll, called on INEC to be the unbiased umpire they have been known for, noting that their right conduction of the election will determine the outcome of the poll which he said, he is very sure will be very free and fair.

The leader of the NSCDC, implored the politicians who will be contesting in the Poll not to make it a do or die affair as a winner and a loser must emerge after the election, admonishing them further, to be open minded to accept defeat and victory with humility and that they should work together for the overall good of the people of Bayelsa State, who first came out of their goodwill to vote for them not withstanding who emerges as the loser or victor.

He charged Parents and Guardians not to allow their wards to be used as thugs to accomplish any form of Catastrophe.

–   Faith Aghaeze, Abuja

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