By Emma Elekwa, Onitsha
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Anambra State on Thursday sealed two companies in Onitsha for breaching code of conduct governing the operation of Private Guard Companies and for operating without a valid license.
The companies are GLOBE 999 Security LTD, located at No 49 Ugwunabankpa Road and USBEST Security LTD, located at No.35 Onitsha Owerri road, all in the commercial city of the state.
A statement issued by the Public Relations Officer, Okadigbo Edwin, NSCDC said the action was in line with the NSCDC Amended Act 2007 empowering it to regulate, monitor and supervise the operation of Private Guard Companies.
He said the firms were given enough notice and warning through letters addressed to both companies on the need to revalidate and renew their operational licence.
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He said, “By these sealing, the companies concerned…