NSCDC deploys 1,504 officers for Adamawa council poll

The Adamawa State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has deployed 1,504 officers and men to secure the council election scheduled for the state this Saturday, July 13.

A statement from the command headquarters in Yola on Thursday said the officers and men would be ensuring the safety and security of citizens, electoral officers, and election materials across all polling units of the 21 local government areas.

“This deployment is crucial to ensuring the smooth conduct of this important electoral process, enabling citizens to freely cast their voters,” the NSCDC said in the statement signed by the command DPRO, Nyako Amidu Baba.

“The Command has enhanced patrols and intelligence gathering efforts to facilitate proactive responses,” the statement said, asking for timely and reliable information from the public to promptly address any potential threats to peace.

“Additionally, the public is informed of temporary restrictions on movement and the closure of public spaces (such as markets, motor parks, and recreation centres) from 8:00am to 3:00pm of Saturday 13th July, 2024,” the NSCDC stated.

It appealed to all citizens to participate in the electoral process responsibly and to carry out their lawful activities peacefully.

NSCDC deploys 1,504 officers for Adamawa council poll

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