The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Osun State command has deployed 1,200 personnel to provide security across the state, before, during and after easter celebrations.
Commandant Emmanuel Ocheja who spoke through the Command’s Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Corps II Atanda Olabisi said the command has put in place robust security arrangements and crime prevention strategies to ensure crime free Easter festivities in the state.
Commandant Ocheja made it known that officers and men are already emplaced on the major roads across the state; patrol teams and surveillance squads will provide security at public places and recreation centers throughout the period of the celebrations.
Commandant Ocheja, therefore, appealed to members of the public to be moderate in their celebration, saying personnel will display a high level of professionalism while discharging their duties.
He assured the public that the personnel will be civil and polite but firm in ensuring security of lives and property.
CC Ocheja also called on members of the public to be security-conscious and provide useful information to the NSCDC.
He charges the christian community to imbibe the lessons of the crucifixion and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ, pray for the nation, Osun State. He further called on unscrupulous elements in the state to have a change of mind as the command will arrest and prosecute whoever that is bent on frustrating the peace of the State.
The Commandant on behalf of the entire officers and men of the NSCDC in the state rejoices and felicitates with all christians as they celebrate the easter. He encouraged them to propagate peace, demonstrate love and tolerance with fellow citizens, irrespective of religious affiliation.