The Speaker, Rt. Hon Olakunle Oluomo has commended the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) members in the State for their selfless service to the society, especially in the area of the protection of critical infrastructure, as well as community policing, to secure lives and property of the people in the State.
The Speaker gave the commendation while receiving separately, the Management of NSCDC State Command, led by its Commandant, Hamid Abodunrin and the State Chairman of PCRC, Pastor Adebayo Lawson, who were on courtesy calls to the Assembly.
He noted that by their activities, the NSDC and PCRC had contributed to the peace and progress of the State, acknowledging the role of the State in the establishment of the NSDC.
Earlier in his remarks, the State Commandant of NSDC, Mr. Abodunrin, acknowledged the various people-oriented legislations passed by the Assembly, towards ensuring effective security network for the overall development of the State, saying the NSDC remained committed to providing humanitarian services to the people.
On his part, the Chairman, State PCRC, Pastor Lawson said the Committee had over two hundred thousand membership spread across the State, saying the association, in collaboration with other security agencies, had been rendering selfless service to the State.
He thanked the Assembly for the passage of the So Safe Corps Bill, which had led to the absorption of members of Vigilante Service in to the Corps for effective community policing across the State.