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NSCDC deploys sniffer dogs for election in Osun

2015-04-11 14:17
Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola at the polling booth waiting to cast his vote ~ Israel Ojoko

Osogbo - The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Osun on Saturday deployed sniffer dogs in polling units across the state to detect Improvised Explosive Devices (IDEs).

Alhaji Tajudeen Balogun, the NSCDC Commandant in the state, told newsmen that the dogs would not disrupt the electoral process but would only detect explosive devices.

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He said they were well trained and had been part of the corps team for sometimes, adding that they were being deployed for the elections due to security situation in the country.

The commandant said the dogs were trained to detect what the ordinary eyes could not see, saying that they were being deployed by all state commands. (NAN)

Read more on: nscdc  |  osun state  |  2015 elections

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