The sector commander, of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC Ahmed Audi has directed immediate deployment of personnel to protect Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC offices nationwide.
Audi gave the directive in Abuja during a meeting with senior NSCDC officers.
He said that the directive followed intelligence reports of plans by miscreants to attack more INEC facilities.
The sector commander, therefore, charged the officers to step up intelligence gathering in order to arrest and curtail the criminals.
He further said that in any state where INEC facilities gets attacked, the Zonal Commander and State Commandant will be held responsible.