Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Dr Ade Abolurin has commended Nigerian voters in for been orderly, describing the elections as peaceful.
The CG who monitored some polling centres in Katsina and Kano states also commended the conduct of security operatives particularly NSCDC personnel saying their professionalism paid off.
He specifically commended the voters for being peaceful while they wait in the scorching sun for the accreditation.
“From the polling units I have visited, I can tell you that the accreditation process has been very peaceful.
“I therefore commend the voters for their peaceful conduct and again reassure them of our resolve to create a peaceful atmosphere for voting,” he said.
He attributed the peaceful conduct so far to the sensitisation by relevant stakeholders and the synergy among security agencies.
Abolurin said that the NSCDC had deployed over 55, 000 personnel and about 130,000 non regular personnel accompanied with sniffer dogs to maintain law and order across the country.
He said that the NSCDC was also working closely with other security agencies to ensure a peaceful, credible and transparent election especially in violent prone areas.
It was observed that the card readers in most of the polling units performed optimally while few cases of finger prints authentication failure were told to fill the incidence form before accreditation.

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