From Yakubu Mustapha, Minna
The Niger State Government has provided 50 hectares of land to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, for the establishment of its training school in Kontagora.
Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello who handed over the land to the management of NSCDC in Kontagora said it is in a bid to provide security to citizen.
Governor Bello explained that in the interim, the State government has signed a leasing agreement with the Bako Ranch Limited to ensure a smooth take off of the NSCDC training institution in the State, adding that some facilities have been made available by the State government at the temporary site to enable the running of the training school.
The Governor assured that the permanent site will come to fruition with the support of government at all levels.
He called on the management and personnel of the NSCDC to make good use of the facility while thanking the Commandant General, NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu for the choice of Kontagora as the training centre, saying that the location is strategic at improving security in the region.