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EID - UL - ADHA: KESHINRO CHARGES PERSONNEL TO FOCUS ON PROTECTION OF CRITICAL NATIONAL ASSETS AND INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSMISION LINES AND TOWERS, DEPLOYS ADEQUATE PERSONNEL .

 


Following the Federal Government's declaration of Monday, 17th and Tuesday, 18th June, 2024 as public holidays to mark this year's Eid - ul - Adha celebration, the State Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC ), Lagos State Command, Mr Adedotun Keshinro has deployed more officers and men to immediately, ensure the  protection of all critical national assets and infrastructure, including transmission lines and towers spread across the length and breadth of the state .

The Lagos State Commandant has immediately deployed, personnel to protect transmission lines and towers in the state, following the express directive issued, by the Honourable Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji - Ojo to the Corps, during the passing our parade of the second ( 2nd ) batch of mining marshals at Abuja, yesterday, Friday, 14th June, 2024.

Eid - ul - Adha is the latter of the two Islamic holidays celebrated, worldwide each year. It honours the willingness of Prophet Ibrahim ( Peace be upon Him ) to sacrifice his son, Ismail as an act of obedience to God's command.

“The officers and men deployed for this assignment were drawn from various departments, units, area commands, divisions, points, and other relevant formations of the command across the state.

“This deployment is also aimed at ensuring the effective protection of all our critical national assets and infrastructure; transmission lines and towers, oil and gas pipelines, power installations, telecommunications, rail wat system, road, water resources, government buildings, hospitals, schools and many more across the state while the celebration progresses," Keshinro said.

The Lagos State Commandant also seized the opportunity to felicitate the Muslim Ummah and sued for peace, sacrifice , kindness, love and unity amongst citizens across the state as exemplified by the aforementioned Prophet above.

The Lagos State commandant warned all criminal elements, particularly vandals, to desist from their evil and disastrous acts of economic sabotage or be ready to face the full wrath of the law.

“We will not go to bed during the holidays but rather remain fervent and committed to the corps’ mandates and statutory functions, as embedded in the act establishing our dear service, standard operating procedures, code of conduct and guidelines and other extant laws," Keshinro said.

Signed.
DSC Oluwaseun Abolurin, fcss, mpa, amb., anipr,
Civil Defence PRO, 
Lagos State Command.
15/06/2024.


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