Rivers police say VIPs canot move with security, deploy 15,544 policemen


The Rivers State police said on Friday that VIPs and politicians should forget going to the polling units with security escorts on election day or even going about in the state.

The statement said 15,544 policemen have been deployed in the state for the elections.

Restrictions placed last Saturday when election eventually failed to take place are still in force, especially the borders.

No canopies would be erected near polling units for food or anything without INEC approval.