NSCDC establishes Crack Squad in response to distress


By Palma Ileye

Commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has tasked the newly formed Crack Squad to professionalism while carrying out their duties.

The Squad, is an initiative of the Commandant General, established in response to distress situations.

Briefing members of the squad on election day before their deployment, Audi explained that part of their responsibilities was to quell conflicts and any situation capable of disrupting the 2023 general election exercise.

While calling on them to avoid intimidation and harassment of the public, the NSCDC boss explained that they should not allow anyone to take laws into their hand, mandating them to deal ruthlessly with anyone who attempts to disrupt the peaceful conduct of the exercise.

The NSCDC helmsman called on them to exhibit high degree of professionalism and warned against intimidation and harassment of voters.

He reiterated that in the Code of Code and Standard Operating procedures of the Corps, there is nothing like accidental discharge, stressing rules of engagement must be strictly obeyed.

“Anyone who makes mistake by not doing the right thing will be on his own. Improper use of weapon by any of you will be tried and court marshalled,” CG warned.