Yuletide: Kwara NSCDC ReadyTo Partner Transport Unions On Crime Prevention

The Kwara State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Iskilu Ayinla Makinde has appealed to various transports Union in the state collaborate with the security agencies in fighting criminal elements before, during and after festive period.

According to the spokesman of the NSCDC in the State, Babawale Zaid Afolabi, said the Commandant charged the commercial to close rank with the state security agencies in the state for free crime festive period.

The commandant who was represented by the Command’s head of the Crisis Management Department, Odeniran Esther Iyabo stressed the needs for commercial transporters to alert intelligence department of the command when the needs arise.

She said such informationbl would be of great help to the command for early detection of the movement of arms and ammunitions and illicit hard drugs to the state before, during and after the Yuletide period.

“The State Commandant solicited for l transport unions to work together with the NSCDC and other security agencies in order to reduce crime and criminality to the barest minimum in the state. We believe on their total supports, we will go a long way in achieving our aims and objectives”, he assured.

The Commandant further appealed to the unions to ensure that their vehicles, tricycles and Okada are road worthyness in order to ensure safety of the drivers and the passengers before, during this Christmas and new year festivity.

Among the representatives of the unions that attended the meeting were National Union of Road Transport Workers( NURTW), Road Transport Employee Association of Nigeria ( RTEAN), and Tricycle Operators Association of Nigeria( TOAN)

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