The Nigeria Army has said it would deploy drones to monitor activities of hoodlums during the September 28 governorship election in Edo State.
It said the use of drones would be to ensure a free and fair election.
Commander of the 4 Brigade Nigeria Army, Brigadier-General Raji Benbela, who displayed one of the drones before newsmen in Benin City, said the drones are to support with aerial view of strategic locations in the state.
He spoke during the operation show of force by combined team of security agencies in the state.
According to him security agents would be deployed to strategic locations to stop unwanted elements from disrupting the process.