By Abubakar Adamu
The State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC Kano command, Comdt Mohammed Lawal Falala, has inaugurated a special night patrol team, comprising gallant officers of the command’s Armed Squad Unit as well as personnel drawn from 8 Divisional Offices in the metropolis.
DSC Ibrahim Idris Abdullahi, CDPRO Kano command made this known in a statement.
He said the Corps is as lead agency in the protection of critical national assets and infrastructure.
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He further said the Patrol team is to embark on night hours patrol duty with special emphasis of safeguarding critical assets of government ranging from electrical/telecommunication installations, oil and gas pipelines, streetlights, rail lines, as well as pipe borne water equipments.
Mr Abdullahi maintained the officers are to keep vigil and launch a manhunt of criminals at some identified flashpoints with a view to keeping Kano and its residents safe and secured.
According to him, the highly spirited and good to go officers assured the State Commandant of their readiness, resilience and total commitment in curbing crimes and criminality within Kano and its environs.
It could be recalled, the NSCDC Kano command has recently arrested about 10 vandals and have since been arraigned now serving various jail terms.