Jigawa NSCDC resolves 114 cases in 6 months



The Peace and Conflict Management Unit of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Jigawa state command has treated 114 civil cases between January and June 2020. 

A release issued by Public Relations Officer of the command, Adamu Shehu said the cases ranged from family-related disputes to breach of commercial contracts, debt recovery, land disputes, tenancy disputes, and farmers / herdsmen conflicts among others. 

He further explained that out of the total number of cases recorded, 79 were resolved amicably and out of court, while 35 were still pending

He added that a total of N9, 742, 350 was recovered from some of the aforementioned cases and handed over to the lawful owners.

He said the number of civil cases and recovery of money over the period significantly reduced compared to the biannual report of the previous year, which he said might not be unconnected with the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The NSCDC PRO quoted the state Commandant, Alhaji Garba Muhammad as enjoining the general public to continue to live in peace with one another and to equally support the corps in its quest to resolve conflicts amicably in the state.

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