Kwara NSCDC Passes out 300 Vigilantes trained by the command


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Kwara command, Gwanara division on Friday passed out 300 members of Vigilante Group of Nigeria, Gwanara division, Baruten local government area of the State after two weeks of training on Arms Dealing with, Unarmed Fight and Parade Drills

The training was organised by the Command, through the Divisional officer, Babawale Zaid Afolabi in Gwanara

Speaking at the event, NSCDC Kwara Commandant, Muhammad Tukur Ibrahim commended the Commandant General, Abubakar Ahmed Audi, for approving the training

He said it is interesting to see civilians forming and introducing themselves to the law enforcement agency, attending training so they can perform their duties to complement the effort of security personnel in the area.

What they displayed has shown the vigilante group are up to the task and he enjoined them to make use of what they have learnt during the training exercise

He also urged the Vigilante Group statewide to emulate their colleagues in the Gwanara division by sending their members for training because it is very important due to the activities of bandits and terrorists in our society today

While commending the NSCDC Gwanara division he also charged them to make the training a continuous exercise

He appreciated the speaker of Kwara state House of Assembly, RT. Hon Engr. Yakubu Danladi Salihu, and the Emir of Gwanara, Dr Idris Abdullah OFR, for their support towards the Command and the corps at large

He solicited more support from the speaker and the monarch, to enhance a better and more secure Community

He enjoined other divisions in the state to emulate the Gwanara division by organising training for Vigilante and other private security outfits

On his part, the Speaker of Kwara State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Engr. Yakubu Salihu Danladi commended the Divisional Officer of Gwanara, Zaid Babawale Afolabi for setting the pace for other divisions to emulate, he’s changing the narratives since coming on board, and I commend him and his team for this laudable initiative

He stressed, also commended the state commandant of NSCDC for making this first of its kind in Kwara state, your reign in Kwara has brought tremendous peace and harmony, he said his colleagues from KWHA who witnessed the program will have no option but to replicate this in their various constituencies because securities of lives and properties do not only the work of security personnel alone, I will continue to support the command, he said

The passing out parade was graced by representatives of men of the Nigerian Police Force, Representatives of the Nigerian Customs Service, and other dignitaries across the state.

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