Gusau – The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC ) in Zamfara has amicably resolved 2, 116 civil cases brought before it by residents in 2015, its Commandant, Abdullahi Ibrahim, has said.
Ibrahim said in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Gusau that the command was still handling 225 cases brought to it by aggrieved persons during the preceding year.
“Most of these cases involved forgery, mischief, obtaining through false pretence, vandalism, conflicts, theft, cheating and defamation of characters, among others, ‘’he said.
According to him, in settling the disputes, the corps was able to recover N43 million which was handed over to rightful owners.
Ibrahim said that the command was still handling cases involving more than N7 million, adding that the main focus was to ensure amicable settlement of issues without resorting to litigation.
He commended security agencies, state government and other stakeholders for their support and cooperation to the corps during the period. (NAN)