Kogi NSCDC inaugurates Female Special Squad FSS to tackle insecurity.
Treasure Ochemeje lokoja
The kogi state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC has commissioned fifteen female officers into her Special Squad FSS to combat crimes and criminalities across the state.
Performing the official launching of the squad at the command headquarters in Lokoja, Tuesday, the commandant Suleiman Mafara said the officers had commenced rigorous training after passing physical , mental and psychological assessment of their status as enshrined in the directive of the Commandant General that only the very best should be enlisted into the squad.
The Commandant noted that the squad was mooted out of the visionary leadership of the Commandant General Ahmed Audi Abubakar Phd.to change the current security situations in the country by making officers and men of the corps to be more responsive to the security needs of the nation.
Mafara charged the officers to ensure that the ugly security threats affecting the country should be curtailed , saying the training has sufficiently equipped them to deal with the challenges.
He said , the female Special Squad will serve as confident booster to civil populace of the state to enable them to carry on their daily legitimate businessess without fear of harassment or molestation.
According to the commandant” The corps under my command has all it takes to making the state peaceful , as I have put in place measures to ensure safety of lives and protection of the properties of the people of the state.
” I therefore use this medium to warn criminals and those with predatory tendencies to turn a new leaf or leave the state as any person or group of persons caught contravening the law of the land will be made to face the full wrath of the law.” He warned.
While assuring the state of the commitment of the command to fight crimes and criminality to a standstill, appealed to the state Government and good people of the state to assist the corps in whatever way possible and whenever the need arises to enable the corps discharge it’s duties with utmost integrity, discipline and honesty.
The Commandant however charged the officers of the squad to be alive to their tasks of providing rescue operations, patrol, protection of critical national assets; conflicts/ disputes resolution and to collaborate with other relevant agencies and inter Operations in order to deliver the mandate of the commandant General.
Meanwhile , the command had earlier in the year launched the male Squad to deal with security and emergency situations in the state.