NSCDC deploys 1,300 personnel to ensure hitch-free Eid el-Kabir in Bayelsa



The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) says it has deployed 1,300 officers and men ensure a hitch free Eid el- Kabir across Bayelsa.

The NSCDC Commandant  in Bayelsa, Mrs Christiana Abiakam-Omanu, told Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday that the enhanced deployment followed a directive Commandant-General of NSCDC,    Ahmed Audi.

She explained that the NSCDC remained committed ensuring  adequate security and the protection of critical national assets and infrastructure in the state during the festive period and beyond. 

The commandant said that the leadership of NSCDC  directed all zonal commanders and state commandants across the nation enhance operations provide a safe atmosphere for the festivities.

She said  the NSCDC in Bayelsa had consequently  deployed more personnel strategic locations across the state prevent vandalism or attack on all critical assets and infrastructure and also places of worship, motor parks, recreation centers and flash points.

According her, the NSCDC in Bayelsa  is providing 24 hour surveillance in addition routine patrols prevent crimes and guarantee safety in the state.

The commandant noted that officers and men of the NSCDC were vigilant mode during festive  period and would maintain the status at all times. 

She also said that this effort would rid the state  of criminals and other criminal elements that could be inimical the economic growth and development of the state.

She urged the by providing useful information on any suspicious person or groups.

The commandant assured the Muslims of a safe and  happy  celebration. (NAN)