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Defence Corps says winning the war against vandals

03 March 2015, 13:10Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDS) Commandant General, Ade Abolurin, has warned vandals of government infrastructure to desist from such acts or face prosecution.

The Corps head reiterated the agency’s readiness to continue in the fight against the vandals.

“He reiterated that the Corps will have no stone left unturned in ensuring that government effort in bringing about a new lease of life for its people in providing genuine social amenities and national infrastructure is not truncated by a few disgruntled and selfish individuals who are driven by greed and criminal tendencies to acquire wealth illegitimately,”
Okeh Emmanuel, NSCDC Spokesperson, said.

He said in fighting vandalism the Corps had recorded tremendous achievement in various parts of the country, including, Akwa Ibom, Ondo, Oyo, and Cross River States.

In Ondo, the state command of the Corps,the anti vandal unit, intercepted and seized 78kegs of 25 litres and 50 drums loaded with adulterated fuel from suspected vandals.

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Three suspects were arrested and two cars seized from them,70 kegs of 25 litres of adulterated diesel were received from the vandals in the Ore axis of Odigbo Local Government area of Oyo State.

In the same vein, two suspected vandals were arrested by the anti vandals squad of the Cross River state command. The suspects have since been charged to court.

In Akwa Ibom State, two suspects arrested by the personnel of the command were charged to court and already convicted to five years. Other suspects the Oyo State command arrested have been jailed for five years, the agency said.

- CAJ News

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