The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC has assured residents of the State of the Corps readiness to provide adequate security of lives and property during the forthcoming sallah celebrations in the State.
The State Commandant Makinde Iskil Ayinla gave the assurance on Thursday in a statement release signed by the spokesman of the NSCDC in the State, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, adding that the Corps will deploy over 800 uniformed and plain cloth personnel across all the 16 local government area of the state.
” We are going to work together with other sister agencies towards ensuring adequate protection of lives and property of the law abiding citizen across the state.
” Officers for this special operation will be drawned from operation, intelligence and investigations departments, armed squad and anti terrorism Unit, anti kidnapping unit and officers from the divisional headquarters among others” Makinde narrated.
He explained further that officers will be deployed to the praying grounds, markets, recreational centres and other places operationally marked as vulnerable stating that various heads of the units, area commander and divisional officers will be in ground to monitor and supervise the situation.
“In line with our core mandates, officers will also be deployed to the the train stations, oil pipelines, border and other locations of critical infrastructures and national assets” Makinde concluded.