The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC Special Female Squad in Plateau State has partnered the Plateau State Ministry of Education to tackle insecurity in School environment.
In a press statement e-signed and obtained by the National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP by the Corps’Director of Public Relations, DCC Olusola Odumosu stated that, “In line with the Commandant General’s resolve to tackle the spate of attacks and kidnappings of students in schools in different parts of the Country through the Safe School Initiative, the NSCDC Plateau State Command Special Female Squad has paid a familiarization visit to the Commissioner of Education, Plateau State Mrs. Elizabeth Wapmuk.”
According to the Unit Commander, DSC Rifkatu Margwa, the visit was necessitated by the need to collaborate with critical stakeholders in the State’s educational sector in the fight against insecurity, kidnapping and abduction of school children..
She explained that the Commandant General’s vision behind the establishment of the Special Female Squad is to restore the hope and confidence of Nigerian parents, students, the entire academic and non academic communities in Nigeria’s educational systems like the days of old by stemming the tide of kidnapping, killings and abduction of school children for ransom across the Nation.
The Commander further reiterated that the CG has directed them to assure the state commissioner of education and the entire government of plateau state of the Corps readiness to assist in the ongoing efforts to sanitize and rid the sector of any infiltration and attack by any group of criminals.
On her part, the highly impressed Honorable Commissioner appreciated the NSCDC Female Squad for their visit and proactiveness in carrying out their given assignments. She also commend the Commandant General, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, mni, for his visionary leadership of the NSCDC and passion for security and safety of the Nation.
She therefore assured of her support for the Safe School Initiative of the Commandant General by assisting to strengthen the capabilities of the Squad through conscious efforts towards making our schools safe and secure for learning while at the same time calling on other women in the country to give maximum support to the NSCDC female Squad.