Handle Your Weapons With Civility -NSCDC Commandant Tasks Oyo New Female Armed Squad

Newly Inaugurated NSCDC Female Armed Squad in Oyo State

The newly formed female armed squad of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been charged to to live up to expectation as a women by enhancing peace with their weapon rather than creating troubles in the country.
Speaking at the passing out parade of female armed squad in Ibadan, the Oyo state capital on Tuesday, NSCDC Commandant General, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi, who was represented by Assistant Commandant General of the Corps Shem Obafaiye said because of the trust and investment in the female squad, they should ensure to handling their weapons with civility and follow the rules of engagement.
Obafaiye said Nigeria at this critical time because of the insecurity, needs an Amazon, a replica of the female soldiers who fought the Dahomey war in those days and the newly inaugurated NSCDC Female Armed Squad should live up to expectation by protecting the interest of the people.
In his address, the Oyo State commandant, Michael Adaralewa said that the inauguration is one of the transformation programme of the Commandant General, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi to rejig and reposition the Corps as the organisation response to the plethora of security challenges facing the country, of which Oyo State is not left out.
Speaking further, Commandant Adaralewa said the aim of the formation of the squad is to further ensure professionalism in the discharge of their duties, adding that the personnel had been made to undergo training in the principles of internal security.
He urged citizens to synergise with security agencies in the state, including the civil defence, just as he warned criminals in the state to vacate the territory or face the wrath of the law.
In his message at the event, the Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde congratulated the female armed squad for going against all odds to get to the conclusion of the training.
Makinde, who was represented by his Deputy Chief of Staff, Hon Mojeed Mogbonjubola, promised his support for the civil defence with whatever it would take to nip criminal activities in the bud across the pacesetter state.
One of the special guest at the epoch event, Ambassador Romoke Ayinde gave kudos to the Commandant General of the Corps, Dr Abubakar Audi on the formation of the all female squad because of the role women can play toward peace in the nation.
“The inauguration of the female squad is a good initiative because as we all know, the women folks are close to our children and their femininity can work for them in ensuring protection for educational sector from ritualists, cultists and other criminals and thus safeguarding the future of our children,” Ambassador Ayinde, who is a Universal Peace Federation Justice of Peace and Supreme Human Right National Ambassador of Peace said.