Essien Udim Rerun: Police DIG Arrives Akwa Ibom Tightens Security
The Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Mr. Michael Ogbizi has arrived Akwa Ibom State ahead of Essien Udim rerun election.
The DIG was received by the State’s commissioner of Police Kenneth Ebrimson and the deputy governor of the state, Obong Moses Ekpo.
Addressing press men in state, Mr Ogvbizi said, he is hear to supervise the rerun election to ensure a peaceful free and fair election in Essien Udim tomorrow Saturday.
The DIG has in his track records a character of discipline, sincerity and unbiased judgement, this could be seen in the just concluded Kano State rerun and Bayelsa State elections.
Meanwhile, the Essien Udim rerun election is scheduled to hold on Saturday 25th January, 2020.
It should be recalled that, the supreme court of Nigeria had declared void the election of Senator Chris Ekpeyong of the People’s Democratic Party (PD) as the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-West Senatorial District. Ordering for a rerun in Essien Udim Local Government.