IGP orders restriction of movement on election day

Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, has ordered the restriction of vehicular movement across the nation , as part of security measures  to ensure the smooth conduct   of the governorship and House of Assembly elections, which  holds tomorrow (April 11).
The directive which  takes effect from 8:00am to 5:00pm tomorrow, says only  vehicles on essential duty such as fire services, ambulances and vehicles used by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), and law enforcement agencies are exempted.
However, the restriction order does not affect vehicular movement in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) since no elections will take place there.
In a related development, the federal government   directed that all land borders be closed ahead of the state elections, with effect from  midnight on Thursday till 12 noon on Sunday, April 12.

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