The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ondo State Command has deployed 1,850 personnel for provision of adequate security before, during, after the Easter celebration in Ondo State.
Spokesman of the command Olufemi Omole made this known in a statement issued on Thursday.
While addressing the officers and men of the command at a very crucial parade, the State Commandant of NSCDC Ondo Command; Commandant Eweka Edenabu .O. charged the personnel to adhere strictly to the principles of fairness, respect for fundamental human right and the rules of engagement in the discharge of their duties.
The Command’s helmsman said “the situation of the country calls for collective efforts to ensure the protection of lives and properties .
“As a security agency saddled with the mandate to safeguard all critical National Assets and Infrastructures, Disaster management, monitoring and supervising of Private Guard companies and proactively forestall all forms of criminalities in the state; you are to exercise caution and high level of professionalism in your dealings with the civil populace”
Commandant Eweka added that the officers and men deployed were drawn from the tactical departments and units of the command: the Critical National Assets and Infrastructure Unit, Counter Terrorist Unit, Intelligence and Investigation Unit, Peace and Conflict resolution Unit, Agro Rangers squad among others.
The State Commandant enjoined the Public to give prompt and credible information to the Command as this would assist it to nip crime in the bud