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NSCDC Pledges to Support INEC over Polls

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has pledged support to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to enhance peaceful polls at all times.

NSCDC Commandant in Oyo State, Alhaji Iskilu Akinsanya stated this during a courtesy visit to INEC office in the state.

Alhaji Akinsanya said to achieve a free and fair election, security agencies must always collaborate with INEC.

He further stated that the corps saddled with the responsibilities of combating civil crises, including protection of lives and property during elections lauded the brilliant outing of INEC, during the last elections.

Responding, Oyo State Resident Electoral Commissioner, INEC, Mr. Mutiu Agboke commended the NSCDC for a job well done during the last elections.

Mr. Agboke said INEC, security agencies, the media and members of the public need to always be on the same page to collectively move the country to greater heights.

Rasheedah Makinde

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