Essien Udim rerun election: Akwa Ibom State Police Command releases security report

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command has released a report of the last Saturday’s Senatorial, House of Representative and State House of Assembly rerun elections in Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State.

The report said the DCP in-charge of Operations, Akwa Ibom State Police Command, DCP Auwal Musa Muhammed swung into action and rescued twenty-five corps members and twenty-one security personnel while all the electoral materials were recovered and seventy-nine suspects arrested at the residence.

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According to the report, the investigation is in progress and further development will be communicated promptly. 

However, while noting that the Essien Udim rerun election exercise was generally peaceful, the Akwa Ibom State Police Command appreciated the people of Akwa Ibom State, particularly the people of Essien Udim Local Government Area for conducting themselves in a peaceful manner during the polls.

The police also appreciated all security agencies, candidates in the election, the Press and stakeholders for their efforts in making the exercise successful.


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