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Insecurity; Osun VGN Vows To Complement Govt’s Effort In Tackling Crime



…..Trains 180 Senior Officers On Intelligence, Regimentation

The Vigilante Group of Nigerian (VGN), Osun state Command has vowed to continue to complement the efforts being made by other security agencies in tackling crime in the state.

The state commander of the group , Mr Wasiu Bello Aderemi, made the pledge at the passing out parade of the second batch of VGN training held at South Western University, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun state, at the weekend .

Aderemi explained that the group would leave no stone unturned in ensuring that the state is unhabitable for the criminals to sojourn.

According to the Commander, the Osun command of VGN trained additional about 180 senior officers on intelligence gathering and regimentation for them to be well equipped with the skills needed for their profession.

He said the 3-days training is in collaboration with the Nigerian Police Force and Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) was to equip them with counter-terrorism and anti-kidnapping strategies.

He further explained that the training became necessary following security challenges facing the country, noting that the group need to further complement the efforts of the security agencies in the country.

“We need to prepare our men for the task ahead. We need to equip our men especially when it comes to counter terrorism, and anti kidnapping, so that they will be able to know how to gather intelligence and supply intelligence to various security agencies in the country,”he said.

Commander Aderemi affirmed that the training would ensure improved security services to the people of the state, adding that the trainees would be able to discharge their duties properly.

He however, urged the VGN officers to take full advantage of the drills and reflect it in the discharge of their duties.