In a bid to combat activities of criminals in Ondo State, the state command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has setup an all-female armed squad.
According to the corps, this is part of strategy to device ways of tackling crimes in the state.
It was gathered that the special female squad had been optimally trained to respond to crime situations within the state and as well tackle it promptly.
The Commandant of the corps in the state, Hammed Abodunrin, stated this on Friday while addressing newsmen at the state headquarters of the corps in Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital.
He maintained that amid the security situation in the country, the squad will also be involved in providing protection in schools across the state in order to forestall any form of security breach.
“In the just concluded year, a Special Female Squad was tactically trained to respond to school protection in the State and Rapid Response Squad to tackle crimes promptly…