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Cable vandal: NSCDC nabs four suspects in Ilorin

By Ahmed Ajikobi
The men of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps( NSCDC), Kwara state command on Saturday paraded four cable vandals who were caught in the act trying to vandalize armoured cable of a 33 KVA transformer serving Ifesowapo community in Oyun area of Ilorin metropolis.
The suspects are Jamiu Rasaq, 29, who happens to be the arrow head, Mohammed Idris, 18, Bala Abubakar, 15 and Haruna Muhammed, 20.
According to command spokesperson, Babawale Afolabi in the press statement made available to the newsmen in Ilorin, prompt response of the Corps’ anti vandal unit to a distress call made it possible to arrest the vandals.
“In line with the directive given by the commandant general Ahmed Abubakar Audi regarding one of the core mandates of the NSCDC which is to protect all the government’s critical infrastructures and national assets, on Saturday 14/05/2022, at about 0610hours, the anti vandal unit of the corps was able to arrest four vandals who were met vandalizing a 33kva transformer serving a whole community and cost huge amount of money.
“In the meantime, the commandant, Iskil Makinde has ordered full scale investigations that can lead to the arrest of other suspects believed to still be at large.”
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