NSCDC Deploys 2077 in Anambra For Special Yuletide Duty In Anambra
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, (NSCDC), Anambra Command, has deployed no fewer than 2,077 personnel for Christmas and New Year duty in the state.
The deployment of the operatives was in line with the Command’s readiness to perform its statutory responsibility of protecting lives and property and Government’s Critical National Assets and Infrastructure in and across the State during the celebration.
A statement by DSC Edwin Okadigbo, Public Relations Officer of NSCDC in Anambra officers and men comprising Conventional Civil Defenders, Chemical/Biological Unit , Counter Terrorism Unit, Disaster Management Unit and Special Female Squad.
Okadigbo said also included were the operations department, intelligence and investigation Department and Anti-Vandalism squad of the Command
He said the State Commandant, Mr Chimezie Obiyo had ordered the deployment of necessary logistics to all churches and venues of events in the State.
“Personnel deployed for this critical assignment are under strict instruction of the State Commandant to be civil, professional but firm in the discharge of their duties.
“The Command will also collaborate with Sister Security Agencies and all critical stakeholders to ensure that the celebration is peaceful and hitch-free.
“Furthermore, the Command is ever ready and prepared to stop whoever may attempt to cause a breakdown of law and order before, during and after the festive period. Parents and guardians are advised to caution their wards to be law abiding,” he stated.
Obiyo extended his warmth greetings to all Christian faithful and other citizens in the state as they celebrate and charged them to cooperate with NSCDC and other Security Agencies in their efforts towards ensuring peaceful celebration.