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Anambra Election: Public Holiday Begins, Police Impose Lockdown



Anambra Election

Election fever has gripped Anambra state, 48 hours to the governorship election that can elect the successor to Willie Obiano of the All Progressives Grand Alliance.

Because the Unbiased Nationwide Electoral Fee makes last preparations, holding parleys with stakeholders and the safety personnel and distributing everlasting voters playing cards, authorities has additionally declared two days of public vacation to allow excessive voter turnout.

That is amid the prior order by the Indigenous Folks of Biafra,IPOB, asking folks to remain at dwelling from Friday, together with election day on 6 November.

The group which maintains a spiritual following within the area ordered the sit-at-home to pressure the Buhari authorities launch its chief Nnamdi Kanu.

How will issues play out on Saturday? Will the voters hearken to IPOB?

Nobody can safely predict till the election day.

The Anambra authorities declared Thursday Nov. 4 and Friday Nov. 5 as work-free days forward of the election.

Mr Harry Udu, the Head of Service in Anambra mentioned the work-free days will allow residents to maneuver to the areas the place they registered as voters.

In response to Udu, Gov. Willie Obiano permitted the 2 work-free days.
“This can allow Public Servants in Anambra to journey to their respective communities to forged their votes on Saturday Nov.6,” he said.

Equally, the Police Command in Anambra mentioned there can be a complete lockdown from Thursday to allow the Police to take management of the area and take care of conditions promptly.

Mr Echeng Echeng, Commissioner of Police in Anambra, mentioned high notch measures had been put in place to make sure most safety of life and property.

DSP Nkeiruka Nwode, Zone 13 PPRO and Head, Media for Anambra governorship election, who disclosed this in an announcement, mentioned Police belongings and personnel posted from varied Instructions and formations had began arriving.

A complete of 34,000 and 20,000 personnel have been deployed for the election by the Police and Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps respectively.

On Wednesday, many residents of the state trooped to INEC places of work to gather Everlasting Voter’s Playing cards (PVCs).

Anambra Election

Anambra Election

Anambra Election

Anambra Election