Tunde Bolaji – Minna.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps NSCDC has a prominent role to play in the protection of critical infrastructure of the nation, Niger state Commissioner for Youths Development has asserted.
The Commissioner Mallam Samaila Ibrahim made this assertion during the 1st Edition of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Commandant Award and Sentforth for retiring officers in Niger state Command.
Mallam Samaila Ibrahim while addressing the officers and men of the Civil Defence corps further commended the gallant attitude and conduct exhibited by the men of the corps during the just concluded 2019 Nigeria General election.
The Youth Commissioner stated that the administration of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello is committed to a peaceful and corrupt free society.
He assured that Civil Defence will continue to be part of the Niger state Security council which is chaired by the Governor.
Mallam Samaila Ibrahim however described the synergy between the state government and the corps as very cordial and decisive.
The commissioner finally urged the award’s recipients to continue to be patriotic and good citizens of Nigeria in the discharge of their constitutional role of protecting the federation infrastructures.
Meanwhile, the Commandant of the Corps, in the state, Commander Phillips Ayuba earlier in his address congratulated the recipients and stressed that the awards were given based on merit and gallantry of the officers and men of the corps.
Commander Phillips Ayuba said the command is organizing the event as the 1st edition to recognized officers for their meritorious service to fatherland, he charged the awardees to see it as mark of appreciation for their hard work.