DAILY FILE – Kaduna State command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in collaboration with sister agencies is to improve on the deployment of more personnel numbering over 3,700 for this week’s gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections.
According to a statement by ASC Orndiir Terzungwe,State spokesperson said the State Commandant, Alhaji Modu Bunu,who disclosed this in his office, said the mobilization and deployment is in anticipation of higher voter turnout which requires the operatives to ensure professional crowd control during the exercise.
He explained that the personnel are expected to contain excesses of potential threats to the polls, warning youths and party supporters to
exercise restraints in their conducts.
As part of security measures to ensure safety of materials and security of officials and electorate, all flashpoints have been identified across the state, and possible steps shall be taken in
forestalling lawlessness, the Commandant added.
Bunu expressed optimism that every nook and cranny of the 23 Local governments would be covered, assuring of the command’s plan to
maintain its postings with view to improving on it.
The State NSCDC helmsman urged officers and men to remain apolitical, transparent and shun any inducement if any, warning that all of them
will be responsible for their actions or inactions while on the field.
“Nigerians and members of international community have high expectations on the conduct and performance of security agencies, we should not let them down.All patrol vehicles, ambulances motorcycles are to be deployed in complementing efforts of personnel who may be stationed at different
locations” the commandant added.
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