In order to forestall impending violence during the elections, Police in Rivers State have commence a stop and search operation in some local government areas.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike
 
The police in Rivers on Saturday commenced stop and search operation on vehic|€X plying various roads in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state to ensure peaceful the re-run legislative elections.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the police personnel were seen stationed at road junctions.

The Chairman of the Caretaker Committee, Obi/Akpor Local Government, Mr Chimem Nnanta, commended the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris for adequate security arrangement made for the election.

 
 
 
 

The chairman expressed satisfaction that the election was progressing peacefully adding that so far; the exercise remained the most secured poll in recent times in the state.

Nnanta, however, noted that the turnout of electorate was low compared to previous polls.

 
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In order to forestall impending violence during the elections, Police in Rivers State have commence a stop and search operation in some local government areas. Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike   The police in Rivers on Saturday commenced stop and search operation on vehic|€X plying various roads in Obio/Akpor...