Easter: Ekiti NSCDC Deploys 1000 personnel

Ekiti State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps says it has deployed one thousand officers and one hundred tactical female squad to the 16 local governments and 19 LCDAs in the state to ensure adequate security of lives and property before, during and after Easter celebrations.

In a statement in Ado Ekiti, NSCDC State Commandant, Mr. John Fayemi charged the personnel to discharge their duties with utmost diligence, alertness and professionalism.

According to him, members of public are expecting security protections from the Corps by safeguarding all critical national assets and infrastructure both Federal, State and Local governments

The State Commandant charged the officers and female tactical squad
to be more proactive, determined and committed to the Corps core mandates and eschew any behaviour unbecoming of a trained personnel.

Mr. Fayemi appreciated traditional rulers and religious leaders in the state as well as efforts of some communities for the existing synergy aimed at supporting the command’s quest for crime reduction.

Mr Fayemi explained that the Easter celebration deployment cut across the 16 Local Governments and 19 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs of the State having identified various black spots and disaster proned areas.

He restated that the Command had been properly briefed to provide security coverage at strategic locations such as recreational centres, churches, mosques, motor parks and public gatherings.

Amis Ogunrinde


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