Ahead of the gubernatorial Election slated to carry in Ekiti State on June 18, Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Abubakar Audi, PhD, mni, has accepted the deployment of 9,747 officers and males to supply watertight safety for the train.
The Commandant General, charged all of the personnel concerned within the Election responsibility to be skilled of their conducts by permitting the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) of the Corps to information their performances; stressing that, the service should stay apolitical and impartial to keep away from any type of compromise throughout the Election.
He maintained that mandatory equipment has been put in place to supply efficient safety for INEC officers, delicate and non delicate supplies, earlier than, throughout and after the Election, reiterating that every one the two,445 polling models, collation centres, flashpoints and different felony hideouts are totally lined.
The CG additional hinted that, personnel from Kogi, Edo, Lagos, Oyo, Osun, Ogun, Ondo, Zone J and the National Headquarters have been drafted to assist the Ekiti State Command in beefing up safety for the polls and defending Critical National Assets in all of the 16 Local Government Areas of the State.
The composition of the deployment for Ekiti Election consists of personnel from the Arms Squad, Chemical, Biological Radiological and Explosives Unit (CBRNE) Special Weapon and Tactics (SWAT), Kennel Unit, Counter-Terrorism Unit, Rapid Response Squad (RRS), Special Female Squad, Ops Special Squad and CG’s Special Monitoring staff.
The Commandant General, nonetheless, assured the individuals of Ekiti State of a hitch free Election course of because the Corps might be working in synergy with different safety companies concerned within the conduct of the train to guard the citizens and arrest any felony attempting to destabilize the state.
He warned mother and father to place their wards in examine at this essential interval within the state’s historical past, in order that they gained’t be straightforward instruments within the palms of do or die politicians searching for to hijack poll bins or trigger mayhem to upturn the Election.
Assistant Commandant General (ACG) Special Duties, Haruna Lawal Muhammed, fdc, has been deployed to move and coordinate the Election operations within the state, to be assisted by the Zonal Commander (Zone J) and different Senior Officers within the zone.
DCC Olusola Odumosu
Director, Public Relations
NSCDC National Headquarters,
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