NSCDC deploys 2,000 personnel for Saturday’s elections in Kwara



Mujidat Oyewole
Ilorin, Feb. 15, 2019 (NNN) The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kwara Command, says it will deploy 2,000 personnel during the Saturday’s general elections.

The NSCDC State’s Commandant, Mr Bello Ale, who made this known on Friday, expressed the command’s commitment to ensure level playing field for all the parties involved in the election.

“This is also a sign of readiness by deploying 2,000 personnel of the corps across the state, for the purpose of providing adequate security before, during and after the elections.

“Our officers and men have acquired requisite training which has positioned us to conform to acceptable conduct and practices during the electioneering,” Ale said in a statement.

The NSCDC commandant also admonished members of the public to cooperate with security agencies.

According to him, there is the need for residents to be law abiding and stay clear from any act capable of breaching public peace and orderliness. (NNN)
Edited by Abdullahi Mohammed/Felix Ajide