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Civil Defence sends 192 officers undergo arms training in Anambra….is your relative’s name in?

No fewer than 105 personnel of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence
Corps,are currently undergoing various types of training.

The training included riffle handling,VIP protection, stamina building and other specialised security skills.

Speaking newmen, the Commandant of NSCDC in Anambra, Mr Godwin Omoregie said the training was part of the efforts to enhance the capacity of the operatives.

Omoregie said the training became expedient in view of the sensitive task they undertook adding that they needed more than sticks and clubs to handle them.

“We are training our staff because of the nature of security challenges we face in the hands of criminals and vandals, with the way they operate, we need good knowledge of weapon use.

“Men from the Army are taking them on in the areas of arms handling, shootings tanks and shooting range will come up later in the week in Elele, Rivers State .

“Anambra is in the forefront of this exercise and that accounts for the
effectiveness of the command,” he said. Omoregie said this brings to 192 total of personnel trained in Anambra in 2016so far as 87 officers were graduated in May.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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