As part of measures to ensure adequate security during the forthcoming Eid el-Kabir celebration, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Ondo State Command have deployed no fewer than 1,857 personnel across the state.
The Corps Commandant, Hammed Abodunrin who stated this during the weekend, the operatives will man the eid prayer centres, mosques, recreational centres, motor parks, churches as well other public facilities.
While disclosing that the officers and men were drawn from the Corps’ Antivandal Squad, Counter Terrorist Unit, Intelligence and Investigation Department, Agro Rangers Squad, Antihuman Trafficking Illegal Migration and Gender Unit amongst others, Abodurin said the move was to ensure optimal protection before, during and after the Sallah celebration.
He maintained that with the alertness of the command, the security of the state during the festival period will not be undermined.
Abodurin urged residents of the state to collaborate with all security agencies in recent security efforts by providing credible information.
He emphasised that such assistance would assist to nip in the bud all forms of criminalities in the state, maintaining that the Command will not relent in the pursuit of the Corps’ mandate by ensuring that there was no breach of security in any form.
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