- President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Armed Forces and other security agencies to ensure that nothing stops the election in Anambra
- The National Security Adviser, General Babagana Monguno (retd) made the announcement on Thursday, October 21
- Buhari's order is coming ahead of the highly aniticepated gubernatorial poll and heightened security challenges
The Armed Forces and other security agencies in Nigeria have been urged to ensure that nothing stops the November 6 governorship election from taking place in Anambra state.
Channels TV reports that President Muhammadu Buhari gave the marching directive on Thursday, October 31, in response to the violent attacks and unrest in the southeast state.
Babagana Monguno, the National Security Adviser (NSA) made the announcement after a security meeting presided by President Buhari at the State House, Daily Trust added.
Buhai noted that even if it is required for operatives to dominate the southeast state ahead of the election, peace must be maintained in Anambra.
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The security personnel was also instructed to ensure that no group or individual is allowed to stimulate anarchy and chaos in Anambra state.
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Recall that following violent attacks and unrest that has further fueled the crisis in some parts of the country, President Buhari held a meeting with security and intelligence chiefs at the State House in Abuja.
Photos of the meeting emerge through the official Facebook page of a presidential media aide, Buhari Sallau, on Thursday, October 21.
Security heads were expected to brief the president at the meeting as well as a review of recent security developments across the country.
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