The State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State Command, Mr. Isidore Chikere, has ordered the deployment of one thousand and seventy seven ( 1077) officers and men drawn from Operations Department, Rapid Response Squad (RRS) Counter Terrorism Unit (CTU), Disaster Management Unit, Investigation & Intelligence Department, Chemical Biological Radioactive Nuclear & Energy Unit (CBRNE), Critical National Assets & Infrastructure Protection Unit(CNAI), Anti-vandalism Unit and the Special female squad to secure places of worship, recreational areas, and places with high concentration of people as Nigerian Christians join their counterparts in other parts of the world to mark the Easter celebration,
He also directed all Area Commanders, and Divisional Officers to embark on effective and rigorous patrol of their respective areas of responsibility in order to safeguard lives and properties, in addition to protecting all Critical National Asset and Infrastructure within their domain.
Comdt. Isidore Chikere disclosed this today Thursday 6th of April ,2023 at the Command Headquarters Awka while addressing officers and men on the need to adhere to Easter Celebration Operational order put in place by the Commandant General of NSCDC, Abubakar Audi,mni OFR. He tasked them be professional, diligent and discharge their duties with tact and high sense of responsibility during the period.
While felicitating with members of the public as they commemorate the crucification, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, the State Commandant called on religious leaders, worshippers, and residents of the State to cooperate with NSCDC and other security agencies, as adequate security arrangements have been put in place to guarantee a hitch-free celebrations.
Mr. Isidore urged Christians to take advantage of the period to seek divine intervention in the affairs of the nation, and take a cue from the supreme sacrifice of Jesus Christ by eschewing all forms of political, social and religious violence and vices.
Members of the public are enjoined to go about their lawful businesses without apprehension of fear or molestation, remain security conscious, be law abiding and in case of any emergency before, during and after the celebration report to the nearest Civil Defence Office or call the following numbers; 08066769442, 08036172748, 08035913830,