The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Osun Command, has directed Area Commanders and Divisional Officers across the state to identify strategic and vulnerable points in the state and deploy massively to ensure adequate security of lives and property before, during and after the yuletide.
This was revealed in a statement by Osun command Public Relations Officer Adeleke Kehinde, which stated that the State Commandant of Osun NSCDC Agboola Sunday gave this marching order during December strategic monthly meeting with Area Commanders and Divisional Officers.
He said the end of the year period usually witnesses a lot of criminal activities, hence, there is a need for all personnel to be on their toes in order to smoke out criminally–minded people who are hell-bent on frustrating the peace and tranquility enjoyed by the residents of Osun.
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The Osun NSCDC boss, therefore, instructed the Area Commanders to make sure that their deployment covers all recreation centres, worship centres, shopping malls, motor parks, critical national assets and infrastructure. He noted that patrol teams and surveillance squads will be fully deployed throughout the period of celebrations, so all citizens can be rest assured of security of their lives and property.
Commandant Agboola further charged the personnel to strengthen their leadership capacity and operational strategies in order to be able to deal with various crimes associated with the end of the year.
While commending the officers for their resilience in fighting crime and criminalities during the outgoing year , Agboola urged them to tackle crimes and all threats to national Security head on. He advised personnel to justify the trust reposed in the Corps by members of the public.
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The statement reads, ‘Be reminded of the prevailing challenges facing the country, therefore, there is a need for you to work very hard so as to assist the system in achieving a secured and safe society,” Agboola said.
” I appeal to members of the public to assist security agencies by providing intelligence that could lead to the arrest of men of the underworld. “Security is everybody’s business, be security conscious and when you suspect srange faces and movement in your environment, report to the nearest security agency,” Commandant Agboola said.
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“The Commandant, hereby, on behalf of the entire officers and men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Osun Command heartily rejoices with all Christians in the state as they celebrate this year’s Christmas . He encouraged them to propagate peace, demonstrate love, forgive one another and be tolerant, as this is the only means of promoting harmonious coexistence with fellow citizens irrespective of religion , ethnic or political inclinations”.