8 April 2021 By Mathew Ayoola
As part of measures to strengthen the nation’s security architecture, the Vigilante Group of Nigeria, VGN, has commenced a campaign for ifficers and men in the 36 States of the Federation and the FCT.
Speaking during the exercise in Abuja for members of the FCT Command, the Commandant General, Doctor Muhammed Usman Jahun said the move was to further ensure effective security of lives and property most especially at the grassroots.
According to him, the sensitization campaign also became necessary to further update the knowledge of officers and men of VGN on intelligence gathering and effective security of lives and property in line with the current challenges of kidnapping, banditry and other forms of insecurity confronting the country.
Doctor Usman Jahun stated that the sensitization was also aimed at reminding members of VGN on the ethics of the Organization towards realizing the objectives of the present administration in the area of security
The Commandant General of VGN who restated the commitment of the Group towards complementing the efforts of formal security agencies called for the support of State Governments in the activities of VGN in ensuring safety of all Nigerians
Earlier, the FCT Commander of VGN, Mr. Maxwell Adebayo said members of the Group would continue to support the FCT Administration in the task of protecting lives and property in the Territory.
He therefore advised VGN members in the FCT not to relent in carrying out their duties to ensure a crime free society.
Some officers and men of VGN, FCT Command described the sensitization as a welcomed development
They called for the support of Area Council Chairmen in the FCT towards realizing the objectives of Vigilante Group of Nigeria in the FCT.