NSCDC establishes female squad to tackle insecurity in Nigeria

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has established a Female Squad to tackle insecurity in Nigeria.

In recent times, kidnappings and other violent crimes have been on a rise in Nigeria.

The establishment of a female squad to enhance security in schools susceptible to bandits’ attack was made known by, NSCDC Commandant-General, Ahmed Audi, disclosed this at the passing out parade of personnel of the squad at the corps training College in Katsina today May 21.

“Female Squad is a child of necessity borne out of the need to effectively curtail the recent upsurge of insecurity occasioned by armed banditry, kidnapping, insurgency and the need to effectively implement government’s proposed Safe School Initiative.

Recent upsurge and frequency of attacks by bandits who engage in kidnapping of students for ransom has made it imperative to focus attention on intensifying security in schools environment.

This is a proactive measure toward guaranteeing safety and restoring the confidence of students, parents, teachers and the community in the country’s security architecture,’’ Audi said.

He said that the corps would continue to take proactive measures in collaboration with sister agencies to guarantee security for the socio-economic development of the country.

The commandant-general charged the personnel to continue to do their best in combating security challenges facing the nation.

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