Kaduna – The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kaduna State Command, has embarked on sensitisation of communities on the dangers of vandalism in the state.
This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Orndiir Terzungwe, the command’s Public Relations Officer.
The statement said the campaign was part of the proactive measures by the corps to curtail recurring incidences of vandalism in the state.
It said the exercise was being conducted by a team led by the State Commandant, Alhaji Zakari Ningi.
It said that the communities were told that vandalism always resulted in huge economic loss to the nation.
“Nigeria has lost huge revenue in recent times due to the adamant posture of vandals who insist on perpetrating their negative actions,“ the release said.
It said that the sensitisation tour afforded the corps the opportunity to interact with traditional leaders who were mobilised to sensitise their subjects.
It said that the corps had intensified surveillance on public infrastructure, warning that hard times awaited perpetrators of criminal acts.
The statement enjoined members of the affected communities and the public to collaborate with the corps by reporting suspected incidents of vandalism.
According to the statement, the District Head of Kwarau and Bijimin Kudun Zazzau in Igabi Local Government Area, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Sani, said the communities would cooperate with the corps.
Sani said his community would not shield anyone who indulged in vandalism.
Communities covered by the campaign include; Tudu, Kukumeki, Kurmi, Maraba-Jos, Kargo and Kangimi. (NAN)