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Ex-DSS Director, Ejiofor, emerges new president of AANISS

By Bridget Chiedu Onochie, Abuja
27 November 2022   |   10:59 am
Former Director, of the Department of State Service (DSS), Barrister Mike Ejiofor, has been elected President, of the Alumni Association of the National Institute for Security Studies (AANISS).

Former Director, of the Department of State Service (DSS), Barrister Mike Ejiofor, has been elected President, of the Alumni Association of the National Institute for Security Studies (AANISS).

This was disclosed in a statement issued on Sunday by the Publicity Secretary of the association, Pharm. Peter N. Iliya.

Ejiofor, one of Nigeria’s vocal voices on national security issues, security consultant and public affairs analyst, was voted President at the Association’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of its new executive held Saturday in Abuja.

Barr. Ejiofor was a State Director of Security (SDS) across the country before retiring in line with the Federal government’s 35 years in service.

But before his retirement years back, Ejiofor’s assignment had taken him to several states of the federation and the four Geo-political zones of the country, including the South-East, South-South, South-West and North-West.

In his acceptance speech, Barr Ejiofor, who is also a Fellow of the National Institute for Security Studies (NISS), stated that his leadership will take the association to an enviable height by ensuring that it occupies its rightful position among alumni associations of similar institutions.

He emphasised that NISS, the premier training institute on intelligence, security, governance and law enforcement, deserves to occupy a prime position within the intelligence community in Nigeria and the world at large.

Ejiofor added that the Alumni Association of the National Institute for Security Studies is the organ that will showcase, highlight and exploits the silent achievements of the institute.

He further stated that he would use his network among the security and intelligence community to attract projects, more funding and better recognition for the association and the institute.

Earlier in his remarks, the Commandant of NISS, Alh. A.S. Adeleke thanked the Alumni Association for its interest in the institute’s well-being.

He urged members to use their individual and collective networks to attract projects and recognition to the institute.

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