Commandant Umar of Kwara NSCDC visits divisional offices, ensures effective execution of functions

Commandant Umar of Kwara NSCDC visits divisional offices, ensures effective execution of functions



Segun Oladipupo

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The Kwara State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Commandant Umar J.G Mohammed has embarked on a comprehensive working visit to over 20 divisional offices to ensure effective execution of Corps’ statutory functions.

ASC Ayoola Michael Shola, Public Relations Officer of Kwara command of the NSCDC, stated this in a release on thursday.

According to the release, the initiative is aimed at gaining firsthand insight into the operational activities, assess personnel performance, among other reasons.

Part of the statement read, “Assuming leadership on June 19, 2023, Commandant Umar has swiftly introduced innovations that have reshaped the fortunes of NSCDC Kwara State Command within a remarkably short period.

“The Kwara State Command of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defense Corps encompasses Six (6) Area Commands and thirty-four (34) divisions, all fully manned by dedicated NSCDC personnel across the state.

“Commandant Umar has already visited numerous divisions, including Afon, Alapa, Akerebiata, Pake, Tanke, Ilorin West, Oke Oyi, Lafiaji, Patigi, Banni, Gwanara, Kaiyama, Ilofa, Araromi Opin, Edidi, Obbo Ile, Omu Aran, Owu-Isin, Share, Offa, and Ayedun. Furthermore, he has disclosed plans to extend these visits to all area commands and divisional offices in the State, demonstrating a commitment to thorough engagement and oversight.

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“He commended the officers and men across divisions for their unwavering dedication to safeguarding lives, properties, critical national assets, and infrastructure, and also urged them to uphold the core values of NSCDC, emphasizing integrity and respect for human rights.

“Additionally, he urged the personnel of the corps to work hand in gloves with other security agencies, local communities, farmers, and herders to foster peaceful coexistence and prevent potential conflicts.

“In conclusion, Commandant Umar expressed gratitude to the traditional rulers and other relevant stakeholders in the visited communities, thanking them for their long lasting support and creating an enabling environment for the Corps to thrive. He appealed to them to collaborate closely with the Corps in the collective effort to combat crime and ensure the security of the state.”

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