NSCDC in Lagos Reviews Strategies Ahead of Eid El Fitri Celebration
Lagos State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, has deployed two thousand, one hundred and fifty personnel to ensure adequate security and the protection of critical national assets and infrastructure in the state.
The Commandant Eweka Okoro, said it is important to ensure speedy deployment of security personnel for the May Day and Eid El fitri celebrations
He further stated that the re – invigorated strategies would help ward off criminals and eradicate the nefarious activities of prospective vandals that could be inimical to the economic growth and peace of the state.
The Commandant, mr Okoro, has also reviewed the operational strategies of the State Command Headquarters, Area Commands, Divisional Offices, Right of ways and other tactical formations of the Command, in a bid to ensure peaceful celebrations and adequate protection of critical national assets and infrastructure, during and after the holidays in Lagos State.
He charged the officers to bring the right and appropriate impetus on board to protect all strategic locations, points, facilities, right of ways, oil pipeline installations, religious and worship centres, parks and gardens and all assets belonging to the Local, State and Federal Government in the state.
Mr.Okoro said that the operations would be carried out through the use of robust intelligence gathering, intensive patrols – physical and psychological, crime prevention mechanisms, Special responses by Special Female Squad(SFS), Quick Intervention Squad approach (QIS) and collective security approach.
Spokesman for the command, Mr Seun Abolurin said that the Commandant, warned the officers and men deployed to be on the alert as they discharge their duties without fear or favour of any kind and to be professional by respecting the rights and privileges of the civil populace, in the course of their duties, before, during and after the celebrations.