The Bauchi State Command of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) had acted as an arbiter in dispensing 711 civil cases in the state brought to the command between January and December 2016.
A statement signed by the public relations officer of the comman, Garkuwa Y. Adamu disclosed on Thursday that the 711 cases range from theft, marriage and land disputes, breach of trust, kidnapping and child abuse.
According to the statement, the arbitration by the command was done in line with the NSCDC Act of 2007 section 3 (1) (u) which established the Corps.
It added that the command had within the period also recovered over N12 million through the counter, over civil strife between individuals who chose to settle their disputes out of court.
The Statement further informed that 311officers and personnel under the had undergone small fire arms and weapon handling training exercise within the same period.
The training according to the statement is to assist the command to be better equipped in complementing collaborative effort of other sister security agencies and boost the morale of its officers and men.
Speaking separately on the mandate of the NSCDC, the State Commandant, Ibrahim A. Raji said that part of its mandates include but not limited to registration of private security companies, Anti-Vandalism, Protection of Critical National Assets, Conflict Resolutions and Intelligence Gathering, among others.
He said that his command is enjoying a cordial relationship and good synergy with other sister security agencies, government and good people of the State whom he described are supportive and accommodating hoping that the tempo will be sustain in 2017.
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