The Enugu State Police Command says it will not tolerate any act capable of breaching peace and order in the state in the Local Government Council Elections slated for Saturday February 29, 2020.
A statement by the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Mr. Daniel Ndukwe, warned standard bearers of political parties and their supporters to desist from any action that could constitute breach of the law or incite disturbance before, during and after the elections.
The statement said the Command would deal decisively with any persons or groups found perpetrating acts of violence aimed at undermining the smooth and peaceful conduct of the elections.
According to the statement, “the Command has put in place necessary measures to ensure peaceful, free, fair and credible Local Government Council elections in the state.”
It therefore advises the people to conduct themselves in the most acceptable manner and to promptly report any person or groups suspected or found violating the law to the nearest Police Station or call any of these phone numbers: 08032003702, 08075390883, 08086671202 and 08098880172.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Anambra State hasconfiscated five hundred and forty-four-point-five-three kilogrammesof illicit drugs between January 2020 and now.
The new Commander of the Agency in the State, Mr. Mohammed Idris, statedthis while briefing journalists in Awka, on the activities of the Agencywithin the period under review.
Correspondent Kevin Ekediegwu reports that Mr Idris, who took over fromMr. Sule Momodu, said the agency seized four hundred and twenty-sixkiolgrammes of illicit drugs in 2019.