Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, has removed the Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Joseph Egbunike as the Head of the Team for the Anambra State Governorship election which comes up on Saturday.

No reason was given by authorities for the removal of Egbunike. Egbunike is an indigene of Anambra State.

Acting Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of Operations, DIG Zaki Ahmed replaces DIG Egbunike.

The Public Relations Officer, PRO, attached to the Anambra Election Monitoring Team, DSP Nkeiruka Nwode while announcing the sudden change of baton said the development would not affect the conduct of the Anambra 2021 Gubernatorial election.

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