Enugu NSCDC threatens to shut down private guard companies

Written by on August 13, 2019

The new State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Enugu State, Evarestus Obiyo has threatened to shut down any private guard company found to be harbouring people of questionable characters in their employ.

Obiyo, who stated this while briefing newsmen on Tuesday shortly after his assumption of office as the new NSCDC boss in the state also called on criminals to relocate from the state.

“I can assure you that henceforth Enugu state residents will sleep with their two eyes closed, as far as Civil Defence Corp in the state
is concerned.

“We are going all out to rout criminals in the state. It is better criminals relocate from Enugu State now, if not, they will not have
the best of their time.

“I have come with glamour, I have come with vigour, I have come with zeal to work. I am going to employ a lot of strategies to combat crimes and criminality.

“We are going to deploy some tactics to make sure that we wipe out crimes and criminality particularly as it concerns the protection of
critical national infrastructures and such other things that will constitute a nuisance to the progress and development of the already
existing peace in Enugu State”, he said.

“I have also come to monitor and supervise private guard companies and to uncover ones that are harbouring criminals among them.

“I am going to close down whichever one that is found culpable”, he warned.

The NSCDC boss promised to collaborate with other sister agencies to achieve safety of lives and properties in Enugu State.

“There is no state command I headed that did not work with other security agencies. I will make sure we collaborate effectively.

“Mind you there is no agency that can claim superior to the other because we all have different mode operation.

“By the time we pool our strategies, strength together. You will see more achievements in terms of reduction in crimes and criminality in Enugu State.



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