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Rivers re-run: Police announces restriction of movement

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Ahead of the supplementary elections scheduled to hold this Saturday, the Rivers state Police Command has announced the restriction of movement in Etche and Omuma Local Government Areas of Rivers state.

The announcement is contained in a statement signed by the Spokesman of the Command, DSP Nnamdi Omoni.

The Police said the restriction which affects human and vehicular movements takes effect from Friday midnight to 6pm, Saturday.

DSP Omoni stated that politicians and VIPs were not allowed to move with security details.

The command also emphasised that police personnel attached to Politicians should not serve as escorts on election day.

It added that: “Movement is only allowed from place of abode to voting centre and back. The Police and other Security Agencies will be moving around to ensure that these orders are strictly complied with.

“Once again the Ag Commissioner of police, DCP Ahmed Magaji appeals for the continued support and cooperation of the members of the public as the order is intended to provide conducive atmosphere to conduct free, fair, credible and violence free Election that will stand the test of time.”

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