‘NSCDC lost two Operatives To Boko Haram Insurgency’

Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Buratai
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From Tom Garba, Yola
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps ( NSCDC) through its public relation officer, Abdullahi Mairali, has disclosed that the corps lost two personnel to Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa State, attributing the low casualty to God’s protection, highly trained personnel and discipline.
Also, a United Nations (UN) affiliate organisation, COCHA has trained NSCDC personnel in Adamawa State on effective management of internally displaced persons.
Speaking in an interview with Journalist on Tuesday, the Public Relations Officer of the NSCDC in Adamawa, Abdullahi Mairali said 30 officers have benefited from the training.
Mairali said the training w‎orkshop would enhance the capacity of the officers and inspire quality service delivery in managing displaced persons.
“I am a participant, I learnt a lot. The resource person is from Armenia but he knows much about disaster and humanitarian situation in Nigeria and Africa”, he stated.
Mairali noted that the NSCDC has the mandate to carry out dual role of providing security as well as humanitarian services at the IDPs camps.
He appreciated the synergy among the officers and their counterparts from the military, police and other security agencies in the fight against insurgency.
“Civil Defence are the custodians of the IDPs. We work in synergy with other security agencies and humanitarian groups like the Red Cross, NEMA and SEMA‎,” he said.

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