By Stanley Nwanosike
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Thursday deployed greater than 2,000 personnel in Enugu State to make sure security of lives and property of residents throughout the yuletide season.
The Corps Commandant within the state, Mr Steve Amoga, advised the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu.
He stated that the command had additionally deployed 10 autos for 24-hour operations by the officers and males in uniform and plain-cloth.
The NSCDC boss stated that the command had deployed its speedy response squad in strategic places within the state to guard websites with essential public infrastructure.
“They are additionally deployed to locations the place massive variety of individuals collect resembling worship centres, markets and purchasing malls in Enugu,’’ he stated.
According to Amoga, the huge deployment is to make sure that the residents of the state have a well-secured surroundings throughout and after the festive interval.
“We are additionally guaranteeing that we take pro-active steps to have our plain-cloths and uniform officers and males to nip any act of criminality and terrorism within the bud,’’ he stated.
He defined that each operative had been positioned on crimson alert in an effort to guarantee fast response to any incident within the state, saying that the particular operation would last as long as the third week of January, 2018.
The NSCDC boss, nonetheless, suggested residents to be aware of the actions of the safety personnel and report any suspicious object, motion and individuals.
“When you see any face or group of those that unknown to you lurking round your constructing and premises, please do report back to the NSCDC in order that our intelligence officers can come round.
“Also, if somebody comes round you the place it’s clear that there’s sufficient house for him to cross however she or he determined to squeeze his or her physique on you.
“You should examine correctly your pockets and belongings to make sure that you haven’t been robbed.
“And when you discover any theft increase alarm and name the closest NSCDC official round particularly if you’re in a market or shopping center,’’ he added. (NAN)