Kwara NSCDC receives 1,027 cases from 16 local government councils in 2021

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The Kwara state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) received 1, 027 cases, bordering on different offences, from the 16 Local Government Areas of the state, in the year 2021.

The State Commandant of NSCDC, Commandant Makinde Ayinla stated this during a press conference in Ilorin on Tuesday.

Ayinla said that the cases bordered on different offences; like theft, assaults, lands disputes, rape, criminal breach of trust, burglary and debt among others.

He explained that 31 cases were prosecuted with 6 convictions, while 24 cases were still pending in court.

“378 are under investigation and 534 were resolved through Alternative Dispute Resolution.

“3 cases were transferred to the appropriate agencies concerned, 50 were withdrawn after due procedure and over N5 million recovered,” he said.

The commandant however said that six officers from the Command were prosecuted for misconducts, while 45 officers were given award of excellence, at the 2021 End of Year Party and Award Night.

According to him, “two of the officers have been transferred out of the state while the remaining four were taken to the National Headquarters, for disciplinary action”.

Ayinla said that no death recorded during the cause of work in the state, adding that the Commandant General, CG Ahmed Abubakar Audi however promised to compensate family of dead officers during course of work.

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