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For Security: Police, FRSC mobilise 7000 personnel

Abuja – Preparatory to President Goodluck Jonathan’s declaration of interest for the 2011 presidential election on Saturday, the Police said on Friday that it would deploy more than 7,000 personnel for the event.

The FCT Command of FRSC also said it would deploy 120 personnel to ensure safety on the roads before, during and after the event.

In an interview with newsmen  Mr Haruna John, the FCT Commissioner of Police, said in Abuja that the step became necessary because of the anticipated crowd at the event.

According to him, apart from stationing many officers and men at the venue of the event, the police will  deploy some to beef up security at various entry points to FCT.


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