The Anambra State Police Command has received an Assistant Inspector General of Police and three commissioners of police in the state ahead of Saturday’s election.
Anambra State Police Command spokesperson, DSP Tochukwu Ikenga who stated this in a press statement said the officers were received by Commissioner of Police, Echeng Echeng.
Ikenga said: “Anambra State Police Command today 22/2/2023 received the newly deployed Assistant Inspector General of Police, AIG Eboka Friday, and three Commissioners of Police posted to Zone 13 headquarters, Ukpo.
“AIG Eboka Friday, before his posting as the election supervisor of Zone 13, comprising of Anambra and Enugu commands, was the AIG in charge of Zone 16.
“He shall supervise the three commissioners of police deployed to the state’s three senatorial districts [and also] the Commissioner of Police, Anambra State Police Command, Echeng Echeng, for the 2023 General Elections.”
The commissioners deployed to the state include DCP Yusuf A. Apaje for Anambra North, CP Julius A. Okoro for Anambra South and CP Selem V. Amachere for Anambra Central.
The command, according to Ikenga, urged the people of the state to come out en masse to exercise their franchise and vote for candidates of their choice, as adequate deployments have been made to ensure that elections are peaceful, hitch-free and secured.
The command also released the phone numbers of strategic commanders and the control/situation room to checkmate any disruptive situation.