National SecurityNewsNigeriaNSCDC Assures Anambra Residents Of Adequate Security, deploys 1931 officers

Avatar PilotnewsDecember 19, 2022

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State Command, under the leadership of Commandant Isdiore  Chikere has assured the people of the state of its readiness to perform its statutory responsibility of protection of lives and property of innocent citizens coupled with all the Critical National Assets and Infrastructure in the State, this festive season

According to a release by the State Public Relations Officer of the Command, DSC Okadigbo Edwin, the command has put in place adequate security measures in collaboration with sister security agencies and all critical stakeholders to ensure a peaceful and orderly celebration of the Yuletide season.

According to the release ” the State Commandant has ordered the deployment of one thousand, nine hundred and thirty one (1931) officers and men drawn from Tactical Squad, Operations Department, the Anti-Vandal Unit, the Agro-Rangers, Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), the Rapid Respond Unit ( RRS) , Special Female Squad, Chemical, Biological Radioactive Nuclear Energy Unit (CBRNE), Critical National Assets and Infrastructure Protection Department and the Department of Intelligence and Investigation for both foot and mobile patrols as well as fixed – point presence and increased – led operations across churches, event/recreational centres, motorparks, markets identified routes and flashpoints among others”.

“Personnel deployed for this critical assignment are under strict instruction of the State Commandant to be civil but firm in the discharge of their duties”.

The commandant said the command is prepared to deal with hoodlums, political thugs and other disgruntled elements that may attempt to cause break down of law and order before during and after the festive period.

“I wish to extend his warm greetings to Christian faithful and other citizens in the state, as they celebrate Christmas and New Year and equally enjoins them to cooperate with NSCDC and other security agencies, in their efforts towards ensuring peaceful celebrations and report any suspicious person or object to the nearest NSCDC formation in all the twenty one local Government Areas of the State or call the Command emergency phone number 0806 676 9442”.

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