Federal Capital Territory FCT Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC, Olusola Odumosu has ordered personnel of the Command to immediately swing into action and implement the ministerial directive to treat manhole thieves as armed robbers.

Addressing Area Commanders, District Officers and other personnel of the Command, today, Odumosu said the NSCDC under Abubakar Audi, is dedicated to ensuring results while actively carrying out the mandate of the Corps.

Odumosu who frowned at the high rate of vandalism of street lights, theft of manhole covers, railings, railway sleepers amongst others, in the FCT, ordered officers to unleash the weight of the law on culprits.

He enjoined officers and men of the Corps to work tirelessly in ensuring that citizens and all critical infrastructure of the FCT were free of vandalism and other nefarious activities.

According to Odumosu, the FCT Minister, Nyesom Wike has said he is on a mission to give infrastructural facelift to the FCT, hence, the need for the Corps to live up to expectations in ensuring adequate protection of the assets.

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