The Nigeria Security and civil Defense corps, Oyo state command said it has deployed 2500 officers of the command to combat crimes and associated vices during the Easter oncoming Easter celebration.
The state’s commandant, Iskilu Akinsanya stated this during the weekly briefing on Security assessment towards Easter celebration held at the command Headquarters; old Nitel Building, Agodi, Ibadan.
The commandant stated that the 2500 personnel of the command will be deployed to the 33 Local Government and 35 LCDAs of the state.
He said the deployment was on the order of Commandant General Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi to ensure tight Security during and after the Easter celebration.
The NSCDC boss called on all Area Commander’s, Divisional officers and personnel of the Corps to beef up Security in their vicinity before, during and after the festive period as Christians will be celebrating this year Easter.
Meanwhile, the Commandant has directed the Disaster Management unit to always have the Command ambulance and personnel on highways for rescue during the celebration, the Agro Rangers squad and the Counter Terrorism Unit have been deployed to all the nooks and crannies of the State to prevent crime and criminality during Easter celebration.
He urged Nigerians irrespective of their religion to be law abiding. He also enjoined Christian faithful to reflect on the lesson of Passion, Suffering, Forgiveness and love of Christ learnt during the lent and also pray for peace in our Nation and success of the present Government.
The State Commandant also enjoined the general public to volunteer information to Nigeria Security and Civil Defense near to them or call the Control room number on 09070473188, 09055533303 and 08077513995 or the sister’s agencies whenever they suspected any strange movement around them.