The Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps has acknowledged that greater than 50 armed herdsmen have been arrested final week.
This got here because the corps granted operational licences to 17 new personal safety corporations to supply further safety for the lives and property of Nigerians.
The Commandant-Common of the corps, Ahmed Audi, whereas presenting the licences to the homeowners of the personal guard’s corporations at NSCDC headquarters in Abuja on Wednesday, referred to as for synergy among the many corporations, Tribune reviews.
He tasked them to supply credible clever safety info that will complement the corps’ mandate of offering security and improve safety for the nation.
He warned them in opposition to the usage of firearms whereas urging them to exhibit excessive skilled conduct within the discharge of their duties.
The CG, who revealed that greater than “50 armed herdsmen have been apprehended throughout Nigeria within the final week”, urged the businesses to collect credible info and type a synergy with the Corps within the battle in opposition to insecurity in Nigeria.
He added the guards would change into a central a part of the implementation of the soon-to-launch College Security Initiative to supply and ship the wanted safety round numerous faculties within the nation.
He stated: “We face a really critical battle in Nigeria, allow us to come collectively and collaborate as your place is central to the supply of the wanted safety for the nation as that is the primary time Nigeria is going through this type of uneven warfare.
“We have now a spot within the historical past collectively that we should information jealously. Whereas it’s my responsibility to make sure the utmost efficiency of the business, particular consideration can be paid to the recipients of at the moment, in the direction of
guaranteeing that you simply carry out exceptionally in step with my dream to upbeat the corps operational actions in addition to the Personal Safety Business with a purpose to play our anticipated position within the face of the present-day safety challenges.”