The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Friday said at least 69,282 personnel would be deployed to provide security during the November 16 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States. He disclosed this while reacting to the fear expressed by the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission,
Just two days ago the Supreme Court dismissed the PDP and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar appeal challenging the outcome of the 2019 general election, the court said their appeal lacked merit and upheld president Buhari victory; however, agitation for the 2023 presidential ticket has started in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The Spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari campaign organization and current Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, has reacted to the Supreme Court judgment that dismissed the appeal of the PDP and its presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar against the All Progressives Congress, APC and its candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari.
The chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu has on Wednesday held a quarterly meeting with media and Civil Society Organisations in Abuja. During the parley, the chairman informed that, 889,308 (96.3%) Permanent Voters Cards in Bayelsa State and 1,485,828 (90.2%) in Kogi have been collected as at September 30.
Mike Ozekhome (SAN), one of the counsels to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar said the strategy for the short judgment by the Supreme Cout on the appeal filed by the PDP, without reasons is to prevent unnecessary tension gripping the country once more like during elections.
As the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) prepares to conduct the November 16th Governorship election in Kogi and Bayelsa State respectively, the umpire has revealed that not less than two million Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVC) are set to be distributed to the electorate in Bayelsa and Kogi States.