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Today's Headlines:Police Deploys 34,587 Personnels For Anambra Election;NASS Summons CBN Gov, Others

Police Deploys 34,587 Personnels For Anambra Election.

The Inspector-General of Police, Usman Baba, has disclosed that 34,587 operatives, including special forces, would be deployed in Anambra State for the November 6, governorship election.

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The IG, who stated this during a meeting with senior officers from the rank of Commissioners of Police and above in Abuja on Thursday, clarified that the deployment would consist of conventional police officers, Police Mobile Force, the Counter-Terrorism Unit, Special Forces, Explosive Ordinance Unit, Force Intelligence Bureau, INTERPOL, special Protection Unit and the medical team, 

Also, three helicopters and detachments of Marine Police operatives would also be on duty to ensure a safe, secure and credible electoral process in the state.

NASS Summons CBN Governor, Others.

The House of Representatives on Thursday mandated its Committee on Customs and Excise; Finance; Banking and Currency to invite Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele; Controller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (retd.); and the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, over the controversy surrounding the e-Customs project.

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The committee was also asked to invite the Chairman of the CBN Technical Committee on Comprehensive Import Supervision Scheme, and the Managing Director of Adani Mega Systems Ltd in order to resolve the matter for the take-off of the project.

Tuface Accuses Politicians Of Using Youths To Cause Violence.

Innocent Idibia, aka TuFace, has accused Nigerian politicians of using youths to cause violence, urging the youth in Anambra to be peace agents and shun violence during the November 6 governorship poll in the state.

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TuFace made the call on Thursday in Awka at the ongoing ‘Vote Not Fight’ campaign organised by the Catch Them Young Community Initiative (CATYCOI), in collaboration with the 2Face Idibia Foundation.


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