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Why Unknown Gunmen May Vanish From Anambra State Gives Buhari Gives Order To Service Chiefs

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The political stakes are very high in Anambra State as the major political parties prepare for a very volatile governorship election on November 6, 2021. The election is volatile because of the rhetoric coming from the camps of the governorship candidates, which has heated the polity in the state.

Another reason why the election is volatile is because of the activities of the so-called unknown gunmen who have been causing problems in the state and even been carrying out targeted assassinations against high-profile people. They have also been attacking government facilities in the state and also killing security agencies, including police and military personnel.

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In recent times, the so-called unknown gunmen have been attacking political rallies, intending to undermine the governorship election.

But the heinous campaigns of the unknown gunmen in the state may come to an abrupt end following the marching orders that have been handed down to the security chiefs by President Muhammadu Buhari during a recent security meeting in Abuja.

Why the unknown gunmen may disappear

While handing down the marching order to the security chiefs ahead of the November 6 election, Buhari charged the service chiefs to dominate every space in Anambra State during the election. That could only mean one thing; that there will be a massive deployment of military personnel in every nook and crannies of Anambra State to enforce peace during the election.

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That means anybody that might want to cause trouble or attack voters might face the severe consequence and may not have the space or time to do so.

It also means that the unknown gunman who has been acting with impunity in the last several months and carrying out heinous crimes against the people may have to disappear from Anambra or lie low for the meantime. 

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Another consequence of the marching order given by the president is that the military is allowed to use maximum force against unknown gunmen or any other would-be trouble maker.

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This is intended to put pressure on the trouble makers and to ensure that they steer clear of the political process of November 6. It will also ensure that the voters can exercise their franchise without fear of attacks from anyone. 

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