NSCDC deploys 250 operatives in 30 Yobe schools


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps deployed 250 armed operatives to provide security in the 30 public secondary schools in Yobe State.

The Commandant-General, Abdullahi Muhammadu, who stated this in s statement, said the deployment followed the directive of the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, after the abduction of 110 students of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State.

Also, while 250 armed NSCDC personnel were deployed to 30 schools across Yobe, 500 personnel were deployed to Borno and 400 to Adamawa State.

Specially-trained officers and men on Counter-Terrorism, Intelligence Operatives as well as desk officers on crisis management were among the NSCDC officers deployed for the operation.

In the statement by the Media Assistant to the CG, Soji Alabi, the NSCDC personnel would also hold regular meetings with the principals and other heads of schools in the provision of adequate security.