The State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Ondo State Command, Engr Olatundun Olayinka has approved the deployment of 1000 tactical personnel drawn from the divisional offices, Area Commands and the State Headquarters for security coverage during the forthcoming Salah celebration within the state.
The tactical team are personnel, drawn from Counter Terrorism Unit, Special Female Squad, Agro Rangers, Surveillance Team, Rapid Response Squad, Motorized patrol team, Chemical,Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) unit amongst others who are to strategically man and patrol flash points, black spots recreational areas, markets, shopping malls, parks,and highly populated areas, worship centres and other essential areas to protect critical national assets and infrastructure in the state as measures to curtail the pressure usually associated with the Salah period .
The helmsman who made this known at the muster parade charged the personnel to be diligent, civil and professional in the discharge of their duty. He warned against any form of laxity and unprofessionalism in the discharge of their duty by putting in their best to ensure that lives and property are secured and all agro allied businesses protected.
“In line with the mandate of Corps to protect all critical national assets and infrastructure of government, the Corps will be collaborating with other sister agencies in the state to ensure a hitch free Salah celebration.”
” The Commandant General, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi mni,OFR has mandated all our formations to spare nothing in ensuring that the nation is safe before, during and after this year’s eid el kabir and as a responsible agency of government, we shall go all out to keep the people of the Sunshine State safe”
Commandant Olatundun called on the people to support the command with timely and actionable information by reporting any suspicious movement or activities of individuals, groups or persons to the nearest divisional offices within the State.
Olatundun who advocated for moderation in celebration, felicitates with all the Muslim faithfuls across the state.
DSC Daniel Aidamenbor
Public Relations Officer
NSCDC Ondo Command