Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) will deploy no fewer than 55,000 of its personnel and120,000 regular volunteers to support the Nigeria Police Force in providing security during the oncoming general elections.
Minister of Interior, Abba Moro made this know on Thursday when the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Suleiman Abba paid him a visit in his office in an effort to foster relationship between the Police and agencies of the Ministry ahead of the elections.
The Minister, who applauded the improved relationship between the Police and agencies of the Ministry, assured the IGP that officers and men of the NSCDC, scattered all over the country, will compliment the efforts of other security agencies in ensuring a crisis free poll.
He also said as part of the Ministry of Interior's contribution to a credible and crisis free election come March 28 and April 11, the Nigeria Immigration Service has put plans in place to ensure that foreigners don't participate in the elections.
Moro however, called on the Police to look into the incessant crisis between Fulani herdsmen and host communities with the intention of providing adequate security for all Nigerians.
Earlier, the IGP said he was at the Minister's office to convey the Police's gratitude to the Minister concerning the cooperation it has been enjoying from the agencies of the Ministry.
While calling for continuous collaboration between the Ministry and Police, the IGP assured that the Police will not do anything outside the law during the election period.
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