Tukur Arab, Kano.
Security has been beefed up by the Police Command in Kano State at
Gama ward of Nasarawa local government area inorder to protect polling units located in the ward.
The Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSP Abdullahi Haruna disclosed this In an interview with the Voice of Nigeria (VON) in Kano.
He said the deployment of additional security personnel to the areas followed the visit by the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Anthony Micheal to ascertain the situation
He said following the report on the security challenges at the area, the DIG visited the ward to assess the security situation.
According to him, the deployment of additional security personnel was necessary as part of effort to enhance security as well as ensure the protection of lives and property in the affected areas.
“The DIG Anthony Micheal has visited Gama ward to assess the situation and has since sent more reinforcement to protect lives and property, “he said.
On the alleged arrest of the commissioner for special Duties, Muktar Ishaq, the Police spokesman denied the story.
The deployment comes when some of the polling units have Started sorting and collation of the election results.