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NSCDC Deploys 3,000 Personnel to Ensure a Secure 63rd Independence Celebration in

by Victor Adetimilehin

In a resolute and unwavering effort to safeguard the citizens of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) during the upcoming 63rd independence celebration, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has taken a significant step forward. Deploying a formidable force of 3,000 personnel, the NSCDC is poised to oversee the protection of citizens and critical infrastructure within the nation’s capital.


Commandant Olusola Odumosu, the head of the FCT NSCDC, has issued a clear and unequivocal directive. He intends to ensure that this important occasion proceeds without any disruption or untoward incidents. Odumosu emphasized the NSCDC’s dedication to ensuring a seamless and secure 63rd Independence Anniversary Celebration, with preparations extending beyond the actual festivities.


Comfort Okomanyi, the Corps FCT Public Relations Officer, conveyed this commitment in a statement. She highlighted the imperative of a strong security presence across the FCT. All strategic departments and units, including those at the Command headquarters, Area Commands, and Divisional offices, have been mobilized to maintain a robust security presence in the city center, satellite towns, and suburban areas of the FCT.


The NSCDC has left no room for complacency, vowing to conduct routine and confidence-building patrols throughout the FCT. Their focus extends to public places, such as markets, parks, recreation centers, and places of worship. This proactive approach aims to deter any hostile elements with nefarious intentions, ensuring the safety of celebrants and residents alike.


In addition, Commandant Odumosu has extended the NSCDC’s unwavering commitment to the FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike. This commitment aligns with the administration’s vision and mission, reaffirming the Corps’ determination to make the FCT a safer place for all its inhabitants.


In the spirit of unity and cooperation, Odumosu has also issued a directive for all NSCDC personnel to forge close collaborations with sister security agencies, fostering a collective effort aimed at not only ensuring the safety of the 63rd independence celebration but also transforming it into an enduring symbol of national unity, strength, and resilience.


As the nation marks its 63rd year of independence, the NSCDC’s steadfast dedication to safeguarding lives and property serves as a beacon of hope. Through their widespread deployment of personnel and proactive security measures, citizens can anticipate a joyful and uninterrupted celebration. In conclusion, the NSCDC’s unwavering commitment to ensuring a secure and peaceful celebration exemplifies their dedication to the well-being and safety of the Nigerian people, reaffirming that the nation’s safety remains their utmost priority.


Source: [The Guardian]

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