NSCDC reports breakthroughs against vandals

pipeline vandalsEMEKA OKONKWO

ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) is embarking on an awareness exercise to educate community leaders and their subjects on the dangers of vandalism.

During the exercise, the agency aims to vandals to desist from such as it amounts to economic sabotage and affects the country’s economic development, Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, said.

He made this disclosure at the National Headquarters, Abuja, during a media chat, noting that pro-activeness of the Corps Anti-Vandal squad in the Niger-Delta area and other oil communities in clamping on the illegal activities of the suspects brought about successful activities against vandals, based on intelligence report.

“I want to assure the government and the citizens that the Corps will do everything possible to ensure that vandalism is brought down to the barest minimal, with all that the Corps has put in place,” said Muhammadu

In its bid to secure the lives, properties and government critical Infrastructure, NSCDC has made some 118 arrests within one year of the current regime secured over convictions and destroyed over 250 illegal refineries between July 2015 to date.

Abdullahi also revealed that the establishment of the Command and Control Centre had assisted the Corps in to monitoring all the pipelines in Niger Delta, covering the oil producing states of Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River, Delta, Edo and Rivers.

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