The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Kayode Egbetokun, on Tuesday, November 7, disclosed that there will be no vehicular movement as well as movement of canoes, ships, and other means of transportation via waterways in Imo, Kogi, and Bayelsa starting from Friday, November 10.

Egbetokun, who said the decision was in line with measures put in place to ensure free, fair, and credible elections in the three states, also barred some state security outfits like Ebubeagu and other quasi outfits from carrying out operations during the exercise.

The IGP who made this known at Force Headquarters while briefing reporters, explained that both marine and gunboats have been deployed in the three States considering the riverine terrain of the states.

Speaking through the Force Public Relations Officer, ACP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, the police boss, maintained that the three states have been fortified with different security equipment including helicopters that will be for aerial patrol.


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