Kwara NSCDC is committed to ensuring maximum security, sensitised citizens on security of lives and properties

As the country battles, a high rate of insecurity, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Kwara Command on Tuesday sensitized the people of the state on security tips.

The event which was held at the command headquarters in Ilorin witnessed representatives of different communities, transporters, and others, who were lectured on ways of solving insecurity and other act of criminalities in the State.

NSCDC commandant who was represented by his deputy, AC Idowu Lawrence said the call for the meeting is highly important for the maximum safety of the people.

“A lot of people are concerned with the kidnapping, thieving and security issues in Kwara and we are here to solve the issue”.

Commandant Yusuf Olatunji said the Command is ready to interact with each community in solving security issues.

He stated the factors that cause criminalities include poverty, low standard of living, lack of capital punishment from the government, and others.

He urged the state government to improve the standard of living and create more employment opportunities.

In his response, the chairman of the Egbesun joint community, Alhaji Abubakar, Praised the security agency for its efforts in ensuring security in the state.

He urged them to continue their efforts, and also enjoined the community to organize community police in supporting the force in fighting security problems.

He also charged them with hem the importance of barricading the community areas.

On his part, the publicity officer for metro peace and security kwara, Alhaji Musa appreciated NSCDC for calling for peace talks and their effort in solving security issues in kwara.

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