Kogi State Command of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed over 2,100 officers for Saturday, March 18 State Assembly election.
State Commandant of NSCDC, Ahmad Gandi, made this known while addressing a joint session of heads of department, units heads, including divisional officers and area commanders in Lokoja on Thursday.
Gandi charged the Command personnel to show more commitment in the forthcoming State assembly elections.
The State Commandant affirmed the Corps’ readiness to sanction any erring Officer found contravening the guiding principles of the election duties.
Speaking further, he averred that all special unit/ squad will be deployed to flash points within Kogi State, to ensure that law and order is maintained before, during and after the elections.
The helmsman also emphasized seriously on adequate protection for critical national assets and Infrastructure in and around the State.
The State Commandant directed that officers deployed for election duties should synergize with other sister agencies for maximum success, while urging them to be of good conduct, show professionalism in your actions, shun partisanship, as you are expected to protect life and properties in your respective place of deployment, noting that this is another way to further consolidate on trust reposed on the Corps by the public, we can not afford to jeopardize it now.