• Police deploy 26,000 personnel, 3 copters, 20 gunboats, 12 APCs for Ondo State governorship election

    Police deploy 26,000 personnel, 3 copters, 20 gunboats, 12 APCs for Ondo State governorship election

    According to reports, the Nigeria Police Force said that it would deploy 26,000 personnel, three helicopters, 12 Armoured Personnel Carriers (APCs) and 20 gunboats for the Nov.26 governorship election in Ondo State.

    The Inspector-General of Police (IG), Mr Ibrahim Idris, said this on Tuesday in Akure during a meeting he held with INEC officials and representatives of the political parties in the state.

    “Twenty-six thousand police officers will be deployed in the state, and five officers will be at each polling unit […]