Lagos - Ms Kehinde Bada, spokesperson, Nigeria Security and Civil Defiance Corpse (NSCDC), Lagos State Command, on Monday disclosed that 300 officers would provide security during the National Sports Festival (NSF), in Lagos.
Bada gave the confirmation while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos.
She explained that the officers would be drawn from the command headquarters and divisions.
She said that some of the officers would be posted to the various venues, while others would be on ground to attend to emergencies.
"Some of the officers would carry arms," Bada added.
NAN reports that the annual festival would be declared open by Gov. Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere.