The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Kwara State, command has established a female Squad to oversea security in schools across the state.
The new squad is to checkmate the rampant cases of abduction of students from the schools.
This was made known by the State Commandant of NSCDC, Makinde Iskil Ayinla in Ilorin on Tuesday while briefing newsmen on the activities of the agency in 2021.
He said a female Squad that will keep watch over our schools to checkmate students’ abduction as the command had trained some selected personnel on this and with the permission of the state governor, will be deployed to schools this month”, Ayinla stated.
Ayinla said the agency will deal ruthlessly with vandals in its efforts to prevent economic sabotage and safeguard government installations and other properties.
He added that the agency will work in conjunction with the Nigeria Customs Service to tackle smugglers in the border towns across the state.
The commandant stressed the preparedness of NSCDC to keep 24 hours surveillance on Correctional Centres to forestall any breach of security in the facilities.
He said that the agency had intensify efforts on the training of its officers, especially on how to handle weapon, intelligence and information gathering to further aid their performance.
He added that the Agro- ranger unit of the agency, in 2021 handled 76 cases on agro- allied matters and farmers/ herders clashes, adding that 63 of the cases were resolved.