Ambode To Provide 24hrs Security Network For Public/Private Schools

Ambode To Provide 24hrs Security Network For Public/Private Schools

As public and private schools resume on Monday across the State Capital after a long holiday, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Idiat Adebule,​ says plans are underway to provide maximum security network that would gauranttee the safety and protection of the students.She made this announcement after meeting with the Head Teachers of primary schools and Principals of secondary schools in the state at the Ikeja. The meeting was also attended by the Commissioner of Education in Lagos State, Mrs Olayinka Oladunjoye.However, Adebule stated that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode will provide 24 hours security surveillance that will ensure the Igbo Nla in Epe where six students were Kidnapped will not happen.”Gov​​ernor​ Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the deployment of officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) as day and night guards in our schools.”And since the Federal Government has approved arms-bearing for officers of NSCDC, they will be complementing the police and other security agencies in tackling insecurity in our public schools, especially the schools located in the riverine and coastal areas.”The government has also completed the construction of a watchtower with alarm systems at the Lagos Model College, Igbonla, Epe.”Two Hilux vehicles have been deployed to the police by the Ministry of Education for regular and effective patrol in Epe and Badagry areas. More will still be deployed to other areas.”These are the various strategies the state government has been putting in place to ensure that our schools are ready and safe for resumption on Monday​, September 11,” she said. By Ehis Austine

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