Police IG orders the restriction of vehicular movement on Election Day

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As part of efforts in furtherance of the overall interest of public order, public wellbeing and safety and national security as it relates to the general elections billed to take place on Saturday, February 16th, 2019, the Inspector General of Police, M.A Adamu, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement from 6am – 6pm on Saturday, 16th February, 2019.

The IGP notes that the restriction will assist the security agencies in effectively policing the electoral process, thereby preventing hoodlums and criminally-minded elements from hijacking and disrupting the electoral process.

He urged the citizens to troupe out en-masse on the day of the election to exercise their franchise without any fear or apprehension as the Police and other security agencies have already put in place adequate security measures to ensure a safe, secure and conducive environment for a peaceful and credible election.

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