The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) are collaborating to fight vandalism of electricity installations in the country, The Nation reports.

The Spokesperson of the Corps, Mr Emmanuel Okeh, said; “We are working closely with the electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to ensure adequate protection for these critical assets to avoid vandalism by unscrupulous elements.’’

He also said that the Commandant-General of the Corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, had directed all State Commands and the Arms Squad to work closely with the various electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) to ensure adequate protection for the facilities.

He added that the NSCDC had also intensified its enlightenment campaign in the media to dissuade members of the public from engaging in such “criminal acts and economic sabotage.’’

 

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