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NSCDC deploys 2,500 personnel in Kwara

NSCDC personnel. Photo: NSCDC

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara State Command, has deployed 2,500 personnel for the 2023 General election across the 16 Local Government Areas of the state.

In a statement in Ilorin, the Command Spokesman, DSC Ayeni Olasunkanmi said the deployment was done to ensure a hitch-free election and secure lives and property of Nigerians before, during and after the election.

The statement commended the residents of the State for their disposition towards ensuring peace, and appealed to the youths to desist from any act that could hamper the peaceful conduct of the election.

The statement also urged politicians to adhere strictly to the rules guiding the conduct of the election.

Writing by Ali Rabiu; Editing by Annabel Nwachukwu and Tony Okerafor