The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has dismissed media reports that suggests the corps has pulled out from military operations against terrorist group, Boko Haram, in the notorious Sambisa forest.
The Adamawa state commandant of the corps, Muhammadu Durumin Iya, affirmed that they are still active among the forces currently battling the insurgents.
Reacting to an earlier media report quoting him saying they had pulled out, he noted that he never made any remark to that effect, adding that the report was false.
He reiterated the resolve of this men ?to discharge their responsibilities in line with its duties and responsibilities, while urging the media to support their activities.
He hailed the cooperation between NSCDC and other forces in the war zone, while reiterating that his men would remain part and parcel of the ongoing military operations until the terrorists have been defeated.
He urged the media to play a leading role in assisting Nigeria to overcome insurgency?, while promising that the NSCDC will always partner with the media to enlighten the public about its activities.
“The publication is false and misleading and is against the ethics of journalism”, he told Leadership.
Adamawa State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Muhammadu Durumin Iya has debunked a media report suggesting that the corps had withdrawn from counter insurgency operations against Boko Haram insurgents maintaining that they remained part of the forces fighting the Boko Haram sect.
Meanwhile, a recent snap poll conducted to measure the perception of Abuja residents on law enforcement agencies operating in the city has revealed that the NSCDC is the friendliest agency.