NSCDC Collaborates with Security Agencies to Secure Release of Kidnapped Kaduna Students

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The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has provided assurances to the Government and people of Kaduna State regarding the swift recovery of students recently abducted in the state, emphasizing collaborative efforts with other security agencies.

In a statement released on Thursday in Abuja, NSCDC Spokesman Babawale Afolabi conveyed the CG’s assurances during his visit to Kaduna State Governor, Senator Uba Sani.

Following the abduction of approximately 200 students and teachers from Government Secondary School and LEA Primary School in Kuriga, Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna, Audi pledged the NSCDC’s commitment to working closely with relevant security agencies to ensure that the perpetrators are brought to justice.

“Your Excellency, let me, on behalf of the NSCDC management and personnel nationwide, express our readiness to collaborate with all relevant security agencies, utilizing comprehensive mechanisms and security apparatus to prevent the perpetrators of this heinous crime from evading justice,” Audi affirmed.

He underscored the NSCDC’s pivotal role in the nation’s internal security and emphasized its involvement in the Safe Schools Initiative. Audi highlighted ongoing coordination efforts with the Nigerian Army, the Police, and other agencies to facilitate the swift and safe return of the abducted students.

Audi commended the governor for facilitating the provision of essential logistics to the State Command and expressed hope for the allocation of a suitable permanent site and operational vehicles to enhance the Corps’ ability to safeguard critical national assets and infrastructure across the state.

Additionally, Audi appealed to communities in Kaduna State to collaborate closely with security agencies by providing actionable intelligence and information to achieve successful outcomes.

Governor Sani, in response, praised the NSCDC’s proactive stance and effective collaboration with the Armed Forces, Nigeria Police, Department of State Services (DSS), and other stakeholders.

The joint efforts of security agencies and the NSCDC’s commitment to securing the safe return of the abducted students reflect a collective determination to uphold peace and security in Kaduna State.


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