The Edo state Governor Godwin Obaseki has Commended Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps NSCDC in their Effort of protecting lives and properties in the state.
The governor made the commendation when he paid a courtesy visit to the NSCDC Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, in Abuja, he urged the agency to deploy additional agro rangers personnel in the state towards improving the state’s security.
The governor noted that the deployment will further ensure the safety of farmers who are the backbone of the state.
Governor Obaseki also rated the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps high in integrity in service delivery in the country.
Obaseki said the dispatch of additional rangers would further strengthen the security situation in the state and encourage farmers to focus on their farming activities without fear of attacks.
The governor further said the state was willing to partner with the Civil Defence to train the proposed Edo Forest Guards and promise to assist the Corps with logistics in discharging its duty in the state.
Responding, the Commandant General NSCDC Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu thanked Governor Obaseki for his dynamic approach to governance and his determination to finding an enduring solution to insecurity in the state. He used the opportunity to thank the governor for all his supports to the Corps in Edo State.
The CG acknowledged the request of the Governor Obaseki to train the proposed Edo Forest Guards in the State, reiterating the readiness of the Corps to work in partnership with the state to find lasting solution to insecurity.