Banditry: NSCDC boss orders massive deployment of personnel



Mr Abdullahi Gana, Commandant (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has ordered massively deployment of personnel to areas of banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina State.

Gana gave directive to Katsina State Commandant, Mr Ahamad Alhassan, in a statement made available to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja.

statement disclosed that CG had earlier summoned Alhassan to Abuja, to brief him on security situation in the state.

Gana said deployment was to complement personnel already on ground for operation ‘Sharan Daji’ in state.

He said the corps needed to work in with other sister security agencies to ensure security of lives and property among the people in the country.

Gana promised to send additional equipment and logistics to the Katsina State to boost its operations.

The CG, who assured members of the public of their safety, called for calm as he advised them to law abiding and to any suspicious to security agencies. (NAN)