NSCDC tells vandals to relocate to Cameroon or Burkina Faso as Nigeria is no longer safe for them.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has approved the deployment of more arms and other logistics to its Ogun and Lagos State Commands to check vandalism in the zone..
The Deputy Commandant General, Evans Ewurum, in charge of the zone made this known on Wednesday during a visit to Arepo, scene of the recent pipeline vandalism.
He said the deployment will take place immediately so as to overhaul the security system in the area. Mr. Ewurum said the authority has ordered for the security mapping of the zone.
“It is going to be a fierce battle between them and us, we shall fight them effectively with our might, there will be no respite for them. I am informing them in advance to relocate to either Cameroon or Burkina-Faso as we will no longer allow them to hibernate at this place anymore,” he said.
“I am standing here today to declare them personnel non- grata, Arepo is no longer safe for them,” the NSCDC boss declared
He also visited the traditional ruler of Arepo who praised the Civil Defence Corps for their efforts aimed at reducing Vandalism.
Earlier, the DCG reminded the royal father of his promise to provide a base to Civil Defence operatives to enable them do their job effectively.
“We know we cannot do it alone even with all the security agencies, without the community, nothing can be achieved” he said.
The monarch, Solomon Oyebi, said he appreciates the Civil Defence for their commitment.
He said will give out a befitting accommodation and a portion of land for immediate development.
The traditional ruler said that sons and daughters of Arepo will continue to give their support to the Civil Defence Corps.