The new Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC in Imo State Mr Mathew Ovie has warned pipeline vandals and other criminals operating in the area to relocate from the state or face an onslaught from his men.
Addressing Journalists shortly after assuming office in Owerri, Mr Ovie said the Command under his watch would take the fight to the criminals.
He explained that the NSCDC had the mandate to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and gave an assurance that the command would intensify surveillance of assets belonging to various levels of government.
Mr Ovie said the corps was according to priority to capacity building of officers and men of the outfit noting that the nation would soon witness a reinvigorated civil defence.
Mr Ovie solicited the cooperation of sister security agencies and the people of the state to realize the mandate of the corps.