The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC, Osun Command have said it has deployed its personnel to ensure adequate security of lives and property during the festive period.
The state commandant, Sunday Agboola made this known in a press statement made available to newsmen in Osogbo, yesterday.
The press statement signed by the command Ag. Public Relations Officer, Kehinde Adeleke, noted that the state Commandant had directed Area Commanders and Divisional Officers across the state to identify strategic and vulnerable points across to state.
Agboola said the end of the year usually witnesses a lot of criminal activities, hence, the need for all personnel to be on their toes to smoke out criminally–minded people who are hell-bent on frustrating the peace and tranquility enjoyed by the residents of the state.
He instructed the Area Commanders to make sure that their deployment covers all recreation centers, worship centers, shopping malls, motor parks, critical national assets and infrastructure.
He noted that the patrol teams and surveillance squads will be fully deployed throughout celebrations, assuring the citizens of a secured state during and after the festive period.
Agboola further charged the personnel to strengthen their leadership capacity and operational strategies to be able to deal with various crimes associated with the end of the year.
He also appealed to members of the public to assist security agencies by providing intelligence that could lead to the arrest of men of the underworld, adding that security is everybody’s business.