Anambra Central Rerun: Police announce restriction of movement in 7 local governments


The Anambra State Police command has announced restriction of movement in seven local government areas of the state to allow for smooth conduct of the Anambra Central Senatorial rerun slated for Saturday, 13th January, 2018.

The Commissioner of Police, Anambra State, Mr. Garba Baba Umar who disclosed this in Awka in a press briefing Wednesday gave the names of the affected local government areas as; Awka North, Awka South, Dunukofia, Njikoka , Idemili North, Idemili South and Anaocha.

Umar noted that road traffic warders would however, be on hand to direct road users on alternate routes.

He pointed out that the Police and other security agencies were ready to ensure that the electioneering campaign and the voting on 13th January, 2018 were conducted smoothly without public disturbance assuring all political parties, candidates, supporters,including the general public of their safety throughout the period of voting and collation.

The Police Commissioner solicited the cooperation of voters and the general public in obeying the restriction order and the general electoral rules in order to have a hitch free elections.

“Anambra State is known for peaceful conduct of election, I urge Ndi-Anambra and its residents to be peaceful and orderly on the election day”, he added.

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