Yuletide: Delta NSCDC Deploys 2979 Personnel To Saturate State
Operatives of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Delta State Command says it has deployed a total of 2,979 of it’s personnel to provide a water tight security for the Yuletide season.
This was contained in a statement signed by the command public relations officer DSC Emeka Peters Okwechime in Asaba, the State Capital.
He disclosed that the state Commandant of the NSCDC, Akinsanya Iskilu Abiodun has meticulously approved the deployment of about 2979 Personnel of its work force to areas considered to be flash points and red sports areas across the State to ensure a water tight security before, during and after the Yuletide.i.
Commandant Akinsanya said that the personnel after undergoing series of rigorous trainings, regiments, lectures, briefings and exercise. The personnel were drafted from the Counter Terrorism Unit CTU, The Snipper Combatants, Female Squad, the Crack Team, Special Forces, SWAT, the Tactical and Dislodgers Squad, Rapid Response Squad, the Rejigged Anti Vandal Squad RAS, the Department of Intelligent and Investigation, the Armament and Buffalos, Crisis Management and Disaster Department amongst others.
While advocating for a hitch Yuletide, the number one citizen of the NSCDC in the State warned against the use of fireworks before, during and after the yuletide stressing that it could induce fear, panic or apprehension in state which might also misrepresent or misinformed security agencies as some miscreant or hoodlum can hide or operate under the guise of fireworks to carry out their nefarious atrocities.
He reminded the public that ban on the use of fireworks in the State has not been lifted but still enforce so it will enable security forces to detect and determine when hoodlums are operating.
In a related development the NSCDC Boss said that the leadership of the Corp is committed to the protection of life and property and the maintainance of peace and order in the State.
The NSCDC Commandant charged the public to renew their confidence in security agencies and they should feel free to say something when they see something. He called on mischief makers to relocate elsewhere that they cannot survive the present security temperature of the State due to the heated security temperature of the State resulting from the robust synergy, cooperations and collaborations of various security agencies in the State. He charged the public to go about their legitimate business without fear of molestation, intimidation or apprehension Commandant Akinsanya assured.
He used the opportunity to wished every one a happy Christmas and a prosperous new year in advance.
*Dsc Emeka Peters Okwechime*
*Public Relations Officer*