The State Commandant of the NSCDC Michael Besong Ogar FCAI has reiterated the assurance of the Command to ensure the provisions of adequate security in this Saturday’s Governorship and State Assembly Elections.
The command Boss said, 6,000 personnel has be drawn from different departments such as General Duty, Operations, Antivandal, Marine, Counter Terrorism, and Special Forces Units have been deployed.
During a parade briefing in preparation for the elections, the State Commandant spoke with Heads of Department, Units Head, Area Commanders, and the 23 Divisional Officers heading the Local Government Area in the State.
He maintained that in the sequel to the Commandant General Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi MNI OFR directive, all officers and men are to remain apolitical, neutral, and highly professional while carrying out the duty of the election.
The Rivers NSCDC helmsman further said that as the Command is poised to provide adequate security across the 319 Wards and 4,442 polling units in the State.
All voters are advised to come out massively to cast their votes without fear or panic.
While speaking on the level of collaborations amongst security agencies, Ogar said the NSCDC is playing complimentary role alongside other sister security agencies.
As the Nigeria Police remains the lead agency in Election Security.
He hinted that the existing synergy among the security agencies would definitely enhance the security architecture of the State this election elections go smoothly and hitch-free.