Soldiers arrived in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, on Monday, November 6, as residents celebrated in anticipation of the November 11 governorship elections.
These soldiers are a vital part of the security arrangements for the upcoming election, with the primary objective of ensuring a peaceful, fair, and credible voting process.
During a recent visit to Kogi, General Christopher Musa, the Chief of Defense Staff, assured Governor Yahaya Bello of the readiness of the Armed Forces to guarantee a peaceful and violence-free election in the state. The CDS emphasized the safety of all eligible voters during the electoral process.
This deployment of soldiers to Lokoja marks a significant development as the state prepares for a crucial election, and their presence is aimed at maintaining order and security during this important event.