Enugu – The Commissioner of Police in Enugu State, Mr Mohammed Danmallam, on Saturday expressed satisfaction with the deployment of security officials for the conduct of the council elections.

Danmallam said at Enugu State Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) headquarters, Enugu, that he was pleased with the security arrangement.

‘‘I have been moving around since morning.

‘‘I am quite impressed by the deployment and the arrangement of officers and men of various security agencies.

‘‘I also reassure the good people of Enugu State that police and sister security agencies are on top of the situation.

‘‘Nobody should entertain fear or allow any other person to intimidate him or her today,’’ he said.

The commissioner, however, urged residents of the state to come out en mass to exercise their franchise by electing credible leaders at the grassroots level.

The state Independent Electoral Commission (ENSIEC) had fixed Nov. 4, for the polls in the 17 council areas and 261 political wards for chairmanship and councillorship positions. (NAN)

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