Following the security challenges in the country, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC has assured to return peace to every troubled area in the country.
This was made known by the Commandant General, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, mni, at the the end of the 1st quarter Commandant General’s Conference for the year 2022, held at the National Headquarters, Abuja.
In the same vein the NSCDC, Osun State Command, Commandant Emmanuel Ocheja has refurbished eleven (11) operational vehicles and one (1) Ambulance in order to improve the operational efficiency of the command.
This was made known by the State Commandant, Commandant Emmanuel Ocheja through the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Corps II (ASC II) Atanda Olabisi in press statement issued at the command headquarters in Osogbo on Tuesday.
Commandant Ocheja who spoke about the progress of the command in the first quarter of the year 2022 during the Zonal meeting with the Zone J, Zonal Commander, Assistant Commandant General of Corps (ACG) Adeyinka Fasiu, at the Zonal Command in Osogbo the State Capital on 11th April, 2022. Emmanuel Ocheja said the refurbished vehicles are to boost the morale of the personnel while discharging their statutory duties. It will, also, enable the Corps respond quickly to any security challenge in any part of the state.
Commandant Ocheja stressed that the new refurbished vehicles will go a long way in improving the response of the NSCDC, Osun State Command to disasters and emergencies, now that the country is currently facing security challenges and the state is preparing for gubernatorial election.
While inspecting the refurbished operational vehicles at the state headquarters, Ayepe, Osogbo, the Zone J Zonal Commander, Assistant Commandant General (ACG) Fasiu Adeyinka commended the untiring efforts of Commandant Ocheja, saying the development is in line with Commandant General Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi’s mission and vision at repositioning the Corps.
He also explained further that the operational vehicles would help at combating crimes across the state.
ACG Adeyinka said the operational vehicles would be positioned at strategic points in the state, in order to put an end to various security challenges in the state.
Commandant Ocheja promised his administration is making frantic efforts to reposition the State Command in order to deliver on the core mandates of the Corps. He also said he is working towards building a strong workforce that could tackle and fish out criminal elements in Osun State.
The refurbishment of the vehicles formerly in various states if disrepair was borne out of the urgent need to secure the state as the country is facing numerous security challenges by the activities of Boko Haram Terrorists, banditry, kidnappers and other criminal activities.
Commandant Ocheja concluded by expressing the Command’s determination in ensuring that criminals have no hiding place in the state. He, therefore, urged the public not to relent in giving NSCDC proactive intelligence for prompt response so as to curb criminal activities.