Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kaduna State Command has assured residents of the state safety during and after the Independent Celebrations.
In a statement issued and signed by the Public Relations Officer of the command, ASC Orndir Terzungwe called on all residents in state to report any suspected act of lawlessness or criminal cases to the command.
According to him, “the command felicitates with residents of the state and Nigerians in general, seeking their cooperation in the fight against all forms of crime.
” the state Commandant of the Corps, Babangida Abdullahi Dutsinma, stated that 59 years of nationhood are worth celebrating, inspite of security challenges which manifest in insurgency, kidnapping, binditary and rustling.
“Dutsinma expressed optimism that the ugly trend of insecurity is however surmontable especially if there is collective will by all and sundry towards confronting it with view to addressing the problems.
“The commandant tasked the good people of the state to improve on vigilance and timely report of suspected persons and acts for swift response to nib ugly situations in the bud.” He said
His words: ” at the moment, many people have adopted this strategy by drawing attention of security agencies to suspected people, acts and movements, yet a large percentage have not really embraced it, such attitude must change if we are to address the problems affecting us
“there is determination on our part towards addressing the menace of insecurity.
” however, we may be handicapped if public collaboration is inadequate .” he added