Another batch of 100 officers and men of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State Command, has been trained by the Nigerian Army at the NSCDC training ground in Badagry.
This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Mefor Chibuzor, the spokesperson of the command.
The statement stated that the officers were trained on the rudiments of arms bearing, stripping and assembling of riffles, physical drilling and mental alertness.
It said the training was declared open by Mr Donatus Ikemefuna, the commandant, NSCDC Lagos state command who was represented by Mr Olatunji Gbadegesin, Assistant commandant in charge of training,
In his remark at the occasion, Ikemefuna said the training on arms bearing was in line with responsibility bestowed on the corps by the NSCDC ACT of 2007.
“There has been series of training programmes and this is just one of such training being administered by the Nigerian Army at NSCDC training ground in Badagry,” he said,’’ he said.
He expressed delight at the willingness and readiness of the Nigerian Army to assist the NSCDC in the training of its personnel.
Ikemefuna called for synergy among the nation’s security agencies to combat insurgency in the North-east.