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Enugu Decides: Anglican Bishop Raises Alarm Over Fake Policemen In Isi-Uzo

The Angelican Bishop of Eha-Amufu in Isi-Uzo local Government Area, Daniel Olinya has raised the alarm over suspected fake policemen in some polling units in the area.

The Bishop who spoke to journalists on Saturday morning alleged that at Umuokpara polling unit in Imuhu community, people who claimed to be policemen did have ID cards.

He also alleged that the said policemen who wore mufti and bathroom slippers charged at him when he demanded that they properly identify themselves.

Aside the allegation, the election is, so far generally peaceful in polling stations monitored across the state.

“When I got there, members of a particular political party were intimidating voters who they feel are not in support of their party. When I spoke, they shouted me down.

“I asked about the presence of policemen and a lady on bathroom slippers showed up. When I enquired about her ID card, she showed me a cap.

“This is the situation in all the polling units in Eha-Amufu; the police have refused to protect the ballot.

“We are calling on the Commissioner of Police to do something about this ugly situation,” Bishop Olinya said.

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