Worried by the challenges of kidnapping, banditry and insurgency in spite of security measures, Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kaduna State Command has directed Area Commanders and Divisional officers to step up measures in curbing the threats.
In a statement on Thursday, Public Relations Officer of the command,
ASC Orndiir Terzungwe said,
Commandant Abdullahi Dutsinma who gave the directive while addressing the officers in Kaduna Thursday, said the action has become necessary to forestall reoccurrence of similar incidence this year.
Dutsinma urged officers and men of the command to strengthen synergy with sister agencies, traditional, religious institution other people with the view to enhancing security of lives and properties.
According to him, “The Commandant stressed the need for members of the public to collaborate with the corps and other agencies to enable them deliver on their mandates.”
He said the meeting with Area Commanders and Divisional Officers was convened to review activities of the formations last year in order to develop achievable goals the current year.
The State NSCDC boss specifically decried incidence of kidnapping and banditry, reiterating that renewed efforts must ensured to bring it to an end.
“There should also be improved working relationship with different communities for them to reciprocate by collaborating with you through timely information sharing because it is only when inhabitants of communities cooperate with you that our aims would be achieved,” Dutsin-ma added.