NSCDC commander charges officers on crime control

NSCDC commander charges officers on crime control

From Victor Akinkuolie, Ado-Ekiti
The State Commandant, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), Ekiti State Command, Mr. Solomon Iyamu, has called on officers and men of the command to equip themselves with the necessary skills, fiscal knowledge and information needed for effective service delivery and operational efficiency.

Iyamu made the remarks in his welcome address on Monday, at a 4-day capacity/enhancement re-training workshop organized for officers and men of the NSCDC, Ekiti State Command in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

According to him, its officers and men need to ensure and maintain a mentally sound workforce in the fight against crime and criminal activities in Ekiti State, adding that they are to strengthen the linkages between NSCDC and other security agencies in the state.

In his speech, the Governor of Ekiti State, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, who was represented by Brigaddier Gen. Ebenezer Ogundana, (Rtd), who is the Special Adviser on Security Matters, commended the NSCDC for the re-training and equipping the officers and men to enhance security operations in Ekiti to be able to tackle the challenges ahead.

Fayemi said the state has approved the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, in the state and has started operations to improve security situation in the state.

He called on security men deployed to border areas in Ekiti, to be alive to their responsibilities and work with other local security outfits, the informal sector like the vigilante group, the OPC, the hunters to be able to curb the issues of security in the state.

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In his lecture, Major Innocent A. Matthew, who represented the Nigerian Army, 32 Artillery Brigade, Akure, took the officers and men on the Rules of engaments among others, in their line of duty to be able to tackle security challenges.

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