Eid-El Kabir: Kwara NSCDC to deploy over 3,000 operatives

Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin

Ahead of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), would be deploying over 3,000 personnel to beef up security during and after the Sallah celebration.

The Commandant, Dr. Umar
J. G. Mohammed, according to a
statement by the Command’s spokesman, ASC 1 Ayoola Michael Shola, said the deployment would cut across the 16 Local Government Areas of the State, pointing out that special attention would be given to high-risk areas such as black spots, flashpoints, vulnerable locations, and places with frequent criminal activities.

“He also instructed Area Commanders, Tactical Commanders and Divisional Officers, to conduct continuous patrols and ensure extensive deployment to guarantee a smooth and safe celebration.

“Commandant Umar issued a stern warning to miscreants, vandals, and other potential troublemakers planning to disrupt the peace and order during the festive period, advising them to desist from such actions. He stressed that the Command is fully prepared and equipped to enforce the law, ensuring that offenders face the full consequences of their actions.

“While congratulating Muslim faithful in the State on the occasion of the Eid-el-Kabir celebration, the Commandant urged them to support the NSCDC and other security agencies by reporting any suspicious individuals or activities that could threaten the peace and stability of the state,” the statement added.


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