Election: Military, police, DSS set up operation centres nationwide

Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau2

Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau

Sumaila Ogbaje

Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections, the military, police and Department of State Services have set up joint operation centres in the 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The Acting Director, Defence Media Operations, Brig.-Gen. Tukur Gusau, disclosed this at the joint news conference with the spokespersons of the services, police and DSS on Thursday in Abuja.

Gusau said the military and other security agencies had put adequate measures in place to ensure the successful conduct of the elections across the country.

He said that the Chief of Defence Staff, service chiefs and heads of other security agencies had met and assured the nation that the security agencies were set to conduct a hitch-free election in the country.

He said they had also assured that the Nigerian Army was prepared to support the police and other government agencies responsible for the conduct of elections.

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