NSCDC hands over 500 vandalised materials to railway corporation

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps,(NSCDC) Nasarawa state command Monday, handed over 500 tons of railway materials to the Nigeria Railway Corporation (NRC) in Nasarawa state.

The state commandant Abbas Bappa Muhammed, who spoke through the Public Relations Officer, DSC Jerry Victor, disclosed this to newsmen at the command headquarters in Lafia,

He said the vandalised railway materials include various components such as rails sleepers, ballast, and other materials were intercepted by the gallant men of the Anti-vandal and Intelligence Units in various locations within the state.

He said criminal elements, who derive joy in sabotaging the efforts of the government will not be spared. ‘As the leading agency in protection of national critical assets and infrastructure, the NSCDC will not relent in its efforts to fish out government saboteurs in the country.

Receiving the items, the Regional District Manager of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), North central district, with its headquarters in Kafanchan, Kaduna state, Mr. Austen Ashibekong, thanked the commandant for showing unique prowess and impressive dexterity in service delivery.

“The NSCDC has been partnering with the Railway Corporation in fighting against vandalization/theft of Railway materials and Infrastructure in the country. We appreciate your efforts in clamping down on these criminal elements, he said.

He said the items will go a long way in addressing some of the challenges the railway corporation is having at the moment.