Eid-il-Adha celebration: NSCDC places 1800 Officers on Red alert in Kogi.

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Eid -il- Adha Celebration: NSCDC places 1,800 Officers on alert in Kogi.
The Kogi State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC has deployed one thousand and eight hundred officers across the state  for the sallah celebration.
The Command Public Relations Officer, DSC Abdullahi Aliyu made the disclosure  in a statement made available to Journalists on Friday in Lokoja.
The statement noted that the commandant, Paul O.  Igwebuike  made the deployment in line with the Commandant General Ahmed Abubakar Audi’ s directive to all the commands to ensure a hitch-free Eidil- adha celebration across the country.
He stated that the State Commandant has ordered  the Area Commanders  to ensure effective Security coordination of their areas, while Divisional Officers are to mobilise their personnel to ensure peace and security throughout the celebration
According to him, the Commandant,  has equally directed  all component Commanders and all Special Forces to be deployed to achieve a watertight Security for maximum protection of the populace and Critical National Assets and Infrastructures.
“Our resolve to guarantee peace, safety and protection of lives and Critical assets in synergy with other Security agencies must be carried out through our  collective inputs, for these obvious reasons, I have directed all area Commanders, Divisional officers with these responsibilities, therefore every one must brace up to discharge their responsibilities satisfactorily” the Commandant stated.
He mandated all formations within the State Command to engage community stakeholders in gathering credible and relevant intelligence and carry out composite surveillance before, during and after the celebration to prevent surprises from criminals.
He charged officers to focus on prayer grounds, worship centers, recreational facilities, motor Parks, gardens, markets, shopping complexes, black spots and Critical installations to make the festivity a hitch-free one
The Commandant , however, wishes  Muslim faithful in  Nigeria and across the world  a peaceful Eidil-adha celebration,



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