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Nigeria making progress in fight against insecurity, says NSCDC

By Tina Abeku, Abuja
04 December 2022   |   5:58 pm
Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has said that Nigeria is recording success in the fight against insecurity in the country.

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Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has said that Nigeria is recording success in the fight against insecurity in the country.

Commandant General of the Corps, Associate Professor Ahmed Audi said because the government has been living up to its responsibility of providing security to the citizens, the challenges of insecurity facing the nation have greatly reduced.

In a statement made public at the weekend, Audi pointed out that building a secure and safer Nigeria is a herculean task that requires sincere efforts, determination, commitment and sacrifices from everyone.

He said “We are still standing as a nation because the government is alive to its responsibilities as provided for in Section 14(2)(b) of the 1999 constitution (as amended

“Insecurity in the country has been significantly degraded and the government is in control of the security architecture of the country having recorded meaningful progress in the fight against insecurity to a large extent”, he assured.

The CG who presented a paper on the theme “Fixing Nigeria’s Security Before, During and After 2023 General Elections’, was represented by the Commandant, NSCDC FCT Command, Dr Peter Maigari, at a security conference organised by Peoples Security Monitor in Abuja.

Audi noted that the success of the upcoming general elections depends on improved synergy amongst security agencies on the one hand and collaboration with the citizens on the other hand.

He said that “elections are better conducted in a peaceful and secured environment, hence, no act of lawlessness, impunity, killings, arson, assassinations or wanton destruction of lives and properties will be condoned or allowed to mar the peaceful conduct of coming elections.”

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