Bayelsa,Kogi,Imo Elections:FRSC Corps Marshal Deploys 1,500 Operatives

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FRSC Corps Marshal, Dauda Biu.
  • Orders Collaborations for Enforcement of Restrictions on Vehicular Movement

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dauda Ali Biu has ordered operatives of the Corps, drafted to cover the forthcoming off season  elections, to ensure effective collaboration with the Nigerian Police Force, Independent National Electoral Commission, and other security agencies in the enforcement of restrictions on vehicular movement.

According to a Statement  issued by Bisi Kazeem ,FRSC ,Deputy Corps Marshal

Corps Public Education Officer,the  gubernatorial elections  are scheduled to hold in  Imo, Kogi and Bayelsa  States   by INEC , the electoral umpire  , on Saturday, 11 November, 2022,

The directive by the Corps Marshal is  part of preparations towards ensuring a smooth conduct of the elections , while  the Corps Operatives drafted to cover the elections were equally  mandated to clear obstructions from the roads, carry out rescue operations in case of emergencies, and maintain orderliness in polling booths.

To ensure that the Corps plays effective role in the elections, the Corps Marshal also directed the deployment of 1500 personnel of the Corps and 35 Vehicles including tow trucks, ambulances to each of the respective States to strengthen enforcement of restrictions during the entire process of the election.

He warned the personnel deployed to play active role in the democratic exercise to exhibit the highest sense of professionalism, ingenuity, and avoid any temptation that could lead to abuse of the rights of electorates.

While reading out the marching order to the personnel, the Corps Marshal called on the electorates in the states to comply with all regulations, including restrictions as would be announced, even  as he wished the entire state a peaceful, free and fair elections.