Aregbesola commissions new NSCDC commands in Kebbi, Sokoto
*Warns against interagency rivalry
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, .(NSCDC), has set up new commands posts in Kebbi and Sokoto states to boost staff performance, security and better protect critical national infrastructure in the states.
The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola who commissioned the two commands said Federal Government will not relent in ensuring the protection of citizens at all times by providing the necessary supports, and logistics needed to maintain the current tempo of development to ensure effective discharge of the Corps core mandates
Represented by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, Aregbesola the government is dedicated to continuous support of the corps to enhance its said that the Federal Government was dedicated to continuously support the Corps to enhance performance and boost national security.
A statement signed by the agency’s Public Relations Officer, (PRO), Olusola Odumosu contain that the minister also tasked personnel in the two states to live up to the mandate of the agency and exhibit the highest level of discipline in their conduct.
He further charged the personnel to “abstain from rancor and unnecessary rivalry and ensure effective synergy with military and all other law enforcement agencies.
He commended the leadership of the Corps for the tremendous transformation witnessed within the last two years as he further attributed it to the doggedness, determination, pragmatic approach and readiness of personnel to impact positively on the nation’s security.
Present at the event were governors of the two states; Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state and Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, Both were represented.