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Lockdown: NSCDC deploys officers to seal all entry points to Anambra

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State Command has ordered immediate deployment of officers to ensure total enforcement of directives of the State Government for a total lock down to avert the spread  of the pandemic and it’s fatal nature.

This was made known through a press release by the Civil Defence Public Relations Officer, Anambra State Command ASC Okadigbo Edwin who informed the public that the command has commenced  immediate and extreme enforcement of the Lock Down Order as part of measures to curtail the spread of the Virus in the State.

According to the State Commandant, Comdt David Bille, FCIA  “the Anambra State NSCDC has ordered the immediate deployment of Officers and Men to all entry and exit points of the state for the  enforcement of the orders. All Area Commanders, DOs and Heads of other  Command’s Operational Units have also been directed to deploy  personnel in their respective area of jurisdiction as the command is poised to enforcing this order”.

The Commandant, equally called on residents of the state to remain at home except essential services providers who will be allowed to move around, but must be duly designated with a valid card

He also added that “Operatives of the Command’s Rapid Response Squad are strategically positioned in various locations to promptly respond to distress calls. Patrol teams have been deployed to various communities and streets and their presence intensified around markets and stores to prevent hoodlums from stealing and looting”.

However, Comdt Bille has assured members of the public of adequate protection of their lives and properties during and after the lockdown period.

They are enjoined to support the command and other sister security agencies, be security conscious and report any suspicious movement to the nearest NSCDC formation or promptly contact the Command, he added.

Incase of complaints or emergency the command had released these phone numbers for the public.
Headquarters on 07038924664, 08058922941 or 08036011552 or 08035771835  in case of  emergency.

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