EBOJELE AKHERE PATRICK
Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo state has commended the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC) for their role in the protection against pipeline vandalism.Obaseki who assured NSCDC of his administration support in the discharge of their duties in the state said, “I am proud of your activities”.
Obaseki gave this assurance when he received a delegation of senior officers from zone G, led by its Zonal Commander, Assistant Commander, Bassey O. Bassey at Government House in Benin on Tuesday.
The governor informed the team that the Corps would be incorporated in the state’s design for local policing for effective security network at the grass root level.
He said the idea was borne out of the fact that some of the state assets were located in those areas and needed adequate security.
He said the state would support the Corps and would assist in getting a better accommodation for its state and Zonal offices.
“We are trying to manage the affairs of the state considering the recession and the little allocation we get from the Federal Government.
“The Federal government is supposed to provide the necessary platform for you to work while we support. We will try to support you to the best of our capacity” the governor assured.
The new Zonal Commander of NSCDC, Zone G Mr Bassey Bassey commended the governor for integrating the Corps into the security structure of the state.
Bassey, while assuring the governor of the Corps cooperation appealed for security vehicles and office accommodation for both its state and zonal offices.
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