Anambra Governorship Election: Nigerian Army Promised To Secure Lives

Anambra governorship election is scheduled to hold on November 6.

The Nigerian Army says it has strategized to ensure Anambra residents enjoy peace and security before, during, and after the gubernatorial elections scheduled for November 6.

Major-Gen. Taoreed Lagbaja, Commanding General Officer of 82nd Division, Nigerian Army, Enugu, said the military will also ensure the safety of members of the corps on electoral functions.

Mr. Lagbaja stated this when Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, CEO of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), paid a courtesy visit to the division’s headquarters, Enugu.

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In a statement signed by Adenike Adeyemi, the NYSC Director of Press and Public Relations, Mr. Lagbaja commended the corps members for their invaluable service to the division’s various units, including command high schools.

“The army had strategized to ensure that Anambra residents, including members of the corps on electoral duty, enjoy peace and security before, during, and after the exercise,” he said. “Beyond election campaigns, the division will continue to place the highest priority on the safety of corps members and plan personnel.”

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Speaking further, he noted: “The NYSC has contributed to the socio-economic development of the country and has played a critical role in training and guiding young people as responsible members of society.”

Mr. Lagbaja also commended the corps members for their invaluable service to the “various units of the division,” including the command high schools in their areas of responsibility.

However, the NYSC CEO commended the division for providing the necessary wellness and safety support to corps members during and after orientation Mr. Ibrahim noted that the NYSC will continue to do everything possible to strengthen the cordial relationship between the plan and the Nigerian Army.