Easter: NSCDC Lagos Deploys Over Two Thousand Five Hundred Personnel To Protect Critical National Assets And Infrastructure, Felicitates With Christian Faithfuls

In line with the recent directive of the Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), CG Ahmed Abubakar Audi, PhD, mni, dfisn, OFR, to all Zonal Commanders and State Commandants of the Corps, to ensure a peaceful celebration in this year’s Easter, the Lagos State Commandant, Commandant of Corps Usman Ishaq Alfadarai, fdc, mnim, mpa, fisn, has immediately, earlier today, 6th April, 2023, deployed, over two thousand five hundred officers and men to ensure adequate security and the protection of critical national assets and infrastructure in the state, before, during and after the celebration.

The Lagos State Command of the Corps has identified all locations where these critical national assets and infrastructure, such as; oil and gas pipelines, communication cables, rail stations, electrical cables and power installations, local and international airport and other property belonging to the Federal, State and Local Governments amongst other are located in the state, for effective operational mapping.

The State Commandant has also ordered the Area Commanders, Divisional Officers and Tactical Commanders of the Command, to assist other relevant traffic management agencies to ensure smooth traffic control, for easy movements of vehicles and persons during the celebration.

The Command has also instituted emergency response teams to respond to unforseen situations as they may arise in any location of the state.

Other Areas of Responsibilities identified, by the Command to focus on during this year’s Easter include; worship and recreational centres, parks and gardens, black and hot spots and volatile communities and so on and so forth.

He also expediently, charged, the officers and men to bring the right and appropriate impetus on board, through the use of robust intelligence gathering and processing, intensive patrols of land and creeks, physical and psychological, crime prevention mechanisms, Quick Intervention Squad approach (QIS) and collective security approach during the event.

Finally, the State Commandant, while appealing to the citizens to remain law abiding at this season also felicitated with the Christian Faithfuls in the state, over this year’s Easter and wished them all a peaceful and joyous celebration.

He however, also further charged the officers and men deployed to remain professional, competent, respect the rights and privileges of the civil populace, in the course of discharging their duties, before, during and after the celebration.

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