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NSCDC appoints new commandant in Plateau



The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has announced the appointment of Alexander Barunde as its new commandant in Plateau.

Barunde replaced Stephen Jiyason, who was posted to Benue.

Taking over the leadership of the command on Tuesday in Jos, Barunde promised to build on the success recorded by his successor.

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He also promised to partner other security agencies to tackle all forms of insecurity in the state.

Barunde called on the residents of the state to support and cooperate with the command in its bid to fight crime and criminality.

He said the command would do everything within its constitutional powers to secure public properties in the state.

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NAN reported that Arunde was posted to Plateau from Bauchi.