By: BENEDICT SUNDAY, Kaduna
In a bid to ensure peaceful Eid-el Fitr celebrations, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kaduna State Command, has said it would deploy over 3,000 personnel in the state to protect lives and property.
Deputy Commandant of Corps, Aloysius Onyeama Nnegha who made the disclosure while stating the command’s readiness to contend security challenges during and after the festivity, revealed that the corps will ensure surveillance around worship centres, markets, recreational facilities and infrastructure.
Nnegha called on members of the public to collaborate with NSCDC and other agencies by timely reporting any suspected person(s), acts and movements which are capable and or may pose security threats in the state.
While warning youths, hoodlums and drug addicts to stave-off suspected black spots and desists from crime, Nnegha vowed that the command will continue to comb all flash points to prevent unlawful assemblies which result in crimes.
He further, he stressed that criminals including kidnappers, armed robbers and gangsters like Yan-shara should desist from their nefarious acts or face the wrath of the law, stating that every lawful measures will be taken in order to arrest and punish perpetrators of such dastard acts.
The Deputy Commandant maintained that regular patrols and pin down would be ensured to pave way for peaceful celebration.
Nhegha enjoined parents and guardians to advise their wards to shun company of unknown persons under the guise of celebration.
The Deputy Commandant congratulated them on the successful completion of Ramadan fast, tasking them to emulate the good virtues of Prophet Muhammed in view of lessons acquired during the one month spiritual programme.