Borno Seeks Deployment of More Civil Defence Corps

…Call for more deployment of Agro Rangers personnel.

….NSCDC announces date, venue for Agro Rangers training


Pro Zulum


Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum have solicited for more deployment of Agro Rangers personnel to the state to enable it improve on its security situation and boost commercial activities in the state.

Speaking during a courtesy visit to the Commandant General NSCDC Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu in Abuja on Thursday, Zulum lauded the Commandant General for his resilience and commitment to his duty, while noting efforts by men of the Corps towards supporting the state government to actualize its commitment to peaceful co-existence of the people. He described his visit as one which opens another vista in the relationship between the NSCDC and the state government.

The Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu while congratulating the Governor on his assumption of office, gave assurances that the Corps will not relent in meeting its desired objectives.

He noted that the Corps is currently equipping its Agro Rangers unit to meet up with numerous demands across the country, and assured the governor that the Agro Rangers unit in the state would further be strengthened to provide the necessary services to the state.

Meanwhile, the Corps has announced that it would conduct training for its 1,500 Agro Rangers from July 8, 2019 at the Corps training centre Kastina.

The Commandant General disclosed this on Tuesday, when the consultants handling the specialized training visited him in his office in Abuja.  The consultancy team of Retired Army Generals were led by   Major General Abdulkadir, rtd.

“The Katsina Academy of Civil Defence is ready for the  training of 1,500 Civil Defence officers following the special request from the Federal Ministry of Agriculture which plans to deploy the agro Rangers to provide physical security to the proposed 250 cattle ranches to be established by the federal government as well as Agro allied investments and farms”, the organisation said.