Police and NSCDC to protect Northeast schools

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, has said the command would provide adequate security to schools in the north east. He said this would be in partnership with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), adding that the operations would cover public schools in three states of the northeast. Idris, represented by Mr Habila Joshak, Deputy Inspector General of Police in charge of operations, disclosed this during a visit to Government Secondary School, Yarwa, in Maiduguri.

According to him, the commands will conduct similar visit to liberated communities and schools in the affected states. Earlier, the Commandant General of the NSCDC, Mr Abdullahi Gana, said that the commands accorded priority to the education of children and stressed its readiness to protect them.