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NSCDC deploys 4,000 personnel for general elections in Kaduna


The Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Kaduna Command, CC Idris Yahaya Adah said over 4,000 officers and men of the corps would be deployed for the 2023 general elections in the state.

Speaking Wednesday, Feb. 22, CC Adah said that the arrangements have been concluded for security coverage during the election and assured residents of the state to come out to vote.

He further noted that the massive deployment of personnel in Kaduna was to ensure the safety of lives and property.

He also said he had already constituted a monitoring team that would go round all the 23 local government areas of the state to ensure a hitch free and credible election devoid of any electoral malpractices.

According to him, there would be deployment of the Anti-vandal Squad in the state to all critical national assets and infrastructure in Kaduna to protect against vandalism by criminal elements before, during and after the elections.

Adah further noted that state trained undercover personnel would work effectively with other security agencies in the state to maintain surveillance and provide intelligence reports.

He further advised residents of the state to always provide useful information about criminal elements and/or electoral fraudsters before, during and after elections, as the corps would not hesitate to deal with such criminal elements.

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