The Oyo State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) CC Iskilu Akinsanya has directed the Command Disaster Management and Medical team to position their men and State Command ambulance at all strategic areas in the State.
This is as part of his efforts to make Oyo State a hitch Crime free Christmas and New year celebration
Given the order as matter of urgency during a get together with the management team at Command State Headquarters Old Nitel Building Agodi Ibadan. Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya made it known that “we can only be called accomplished when lives and properties of the citizens is been kept secured”. He stated.
Meanwhile, immediately after the order the head of Disaster management Unit of the Command Assistant Commandant of Corps Shehu Ibn Umar moved into action as men of Disaster management across the 33 local government and 35 LCDA were seen at nook and crannies of the State. Part of areas where men of Disaster management pin down are Ojoo, Ibadan-Oyo Express road, Iwo road, Lagos Ibadan Express road and also helping the free flow of traffic in the State.
Medical team of the Corps are also on standby for the emergency response likewise ambulance belonging to OYSEMA was also stationed at Iwo road for the same purpose of rescue.
The State Commandant CC Iskilu Akinsanya used the medium to enjoin all road users to be vigilant and apply caution especially when approaching Caterpillar area of Oyo Ibadan Express way due to the alarming condition of the road and has become a death trap which required urgent repair to reduce road accident around the axis.
Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya also disclosed that the operation will continue in the State as a measure to caution the citizens plying the roads.
He also admonished the people of the State to always apply preventive measures against COVID 19 by use of Nose mask, washing of hands with running water and maintenance of social distance to prevent the second wave of the pandemic in our State.
Commandant Iskilu Akinsanya pray for Unity, Peace and love as we commences 2021.