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NSCDC Bans Personnel From Displaying Firearms In Public Function After Imo Politician Was Accidentally Shot Dead

Posted by Amarachi on Thu 30th Jan, 2020 -

Following the death of Imo State politician who was accidentally shot by an NSCDC official at an event, the President has warned all officials to desist from displaying firearms at occasions.


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Personnel of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) have been banned from displaying firearms in public places by the agency's Commandant-General, Abdulahi Gana Muhammadu.

The directive came after a Chieftain of Action Alliance, Mr Ndubuisi Emenike was accidentally shot dead last weekend by his security aide who is an NSCDC operative.

NSCDC's spokesperson, Emmanuel Okeh confirmed the ban on public display of firearm during a condolence visit to a former governor of Imo state and serving senator, Rochas Okorocha over demise of the Imo politician. He said President Buhari gave the instruction.


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