NSCDC admits that police officer was involved in radio tower disappearance, begins search for culprit


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has confirmed that two of its members were involved in the disappearance of a radio tower belonging to the Media Trust Group.

The Corps vowed to track down those responsible and bring them to justice.

NSCDC spokesperson Nasir D. Abdullahi issued a statement on Wednesday confirming the involvement of the two employees.

Abdullahi said officers were approached by a scrap metal dealer, Bello Mustapha, who presented forged documents to request security for transporting goods from Maikjeri Rafi LGA in Niger State to Lagos. Stated.

He noted that the tower had not been confiscated by the Niger State Army.

“For the record, the tower in question was located at a particular location in Maikujeri, Rafi Municipality, when a scavenger named Bello Mustapha approached two of our members. One is attached to the Niger State Command and the other in Kaduna State, and they forged documents as a cover to evacuate the goods,” Abdullahi said.

According to him, “As a responsible organization established by law with the responsibility of protecting critical national assets and infrastructure, the National Security Council will not be involved in such scandals for any reason.” “I won’t.”

He also said the corps has launched a search for Mustafa and the two NSCDC personnel involved and will bring them for a thorough investigation into the command’s involvement.

“Also, the National Headquarters of the Corps, under the dynamic leadership of the NSDC Commander, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, is at the forefront of this matter and has directed a separate investigation to book the concerned parties. It is also important to note that,” he added. .

Mr. Abdullahi, however, said the NSCDC Niger State Command appealed to the public and media to maintain confidence in the Corps, which is under the command of Commander Ilya Etim Willy, adding that the issue should not be taken into account by the state for any reason. He said he was assured that he would not be wiped out under the security law. carpet.

“The command is doing everything within the NSCDC establishment act to ensure that the law is fully implemented on this issue.”

Source: guardian.ng

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