Sallah Celebration: NSCDC Deploy 30,000 Personel
The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu have ordered the deployment of 30, 000 personnel across the nation for Eid-el-kabir festival.
This directive became necessary following the declaration of Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd August, 2018 public holiday.
He charged the State Commandants to work in synergy with other sister Agencies and urged the personnel to be civil and diplomatic in their approach to the populace.
He said, personnel should be deployed to prayer grounds, shopping centres, malls, recreation centres, black spots and areas considered to be vulnerable to attack noting that hoodlums, vandals, terrorists and those with nefarious act targets festive periods to carry out their dastardly act.
Why congratulating Muslims faithful, he urged them to emulate the qualities of Prophet Mohammed by living an exemplary life that depicts their true practice by preaching and praying for peace in the nation.
Gana reiterated that apart from the deployment of personnel, specialised units such as SWAT, CBRN, Rescue Team, Ambulances, Armed Squads and Sniffer dogs should be strategically positioned for quick intervention.
DCC EMMANUEL OKEH