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In Kaduna, NSCDC Deploys 2,000 Personnel To Ensure Security During The Festivities

On Monday, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) Kaduna Command, said that during this festive period, it would deploy around 2000 personnel to a number of strategically important locations in the 23 Local Government Areas of Kaduna State.

DSC Badamasi Babangida, the Command’s Public Relations Officer, in a press statement on Monday explained that the officers to be deployed would protect national assets during Christmas and New Year festivities.

He claimed that they would also defend residents’ lives against terrorist and criminal attacks before, during, and after the new year’s celebration.

Idris Yahaya Adah, the state commandant of the NSCDC, gave residents of the state the responsibility to always report any suspicious criminal activity in their neighbourhood, and further assured residents of the state that their lives and property are safe because NSCDC officers are always on ground to protect them.

“The Command is calling on all residents of the state to complement our efforts by giving us useful information on persons, acts, and incidence capable of thwarting peaceful Christmas and New Year celebrations.” He said

Commandant Adah said, “as part of the festive period, we have deployed 4,000 personnel comprising officers and men in the state to checkmate criminal activities before, during, and after the yuletide period.”

He further emphasized that the officers would be deployed to every nook and cranny of the state, noting that the officers are instructed to cleanse criminals within and around Kaduna State during the period

“We will not relent on our effort to justify the confidence reposed in us in the protection of lives and properties but we cannot achieve it alone, just as we needed public support so that together, we chase criminals out of Kaduna.”

The statement urged law-abiding residents to take advantage of the routine patrols which have increased with surveillance in this challenging period in order to rid suspected spots of criminal elements.


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