Police Ready For Bayelsa Poll With 14,000 More Officers

To beef up security as the Bayelsa governorship election holds on Saturday, the Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase, has deployed no fewer than an additional 14, 000 policemen in the state.

Besides, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has warned that those without valid Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) would not be allowed to vote. The electoral umpire said it would yesterday hand over 52,000 PVCs to the Bayelsa State electoral commissioner.

Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari, has said that Chief Timipre Sylva of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is the best candidate among those jostling for the Bayelsa State governorship position. He, therefore, urged the people to vote for the former governor in the Saturday’s poll.

Credit: Guardian

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