Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Anambra State Command has recognised seven personnel for their exceptional performance, outstanding professionalism, diligence and upholding the ethics of law enforcement.
The selected personnel for the month of January 2024 award included Deputy Commandant Dennis Reuben, HOD Investigation & Intelligence, Deputy Commandant Alada Yakubu, HOD Operations Department, and Deputy Commandant Prominence Ukaobi, Head of Anti fraud Unit, for the senior category.
The junior category honorees were Inspector of Corps, Nwachukwu Michael, Corps Assistant II (CA II) Nwabueze Chinedu, CA III, Edwin Onyebuchi, and CA III Uzoegbunam Oluchukwu.
Speaking on Tuesday in Awka during the maiden command Wage award, State Commandant, Olatunde Maku said establishment of the monthly award was borne out of his initiative to boost personnel morale in furtherance of their public duty.
He enjoined officers and men to make direct positive impact on the vision of Dr. Ahmed Audi, Commandant General of NSCDC in repositioning the Corps as a key stakeholder in internal security of the nation with a unique mandate to protect critical assets and public infrastructure.
He said, “As a way of motivating and encouraging officers and men, I have decided to establish this monthly wage award.
” This is a way to reward some of us, who have displayed exemplary performance while discharging their duties.
” The objective is to emphasize the importance of commitment to duty, ability to respond appropriately to emergencies and professional excellence.”
While congratulating the awadees for scaling through the criteria used in the selection, NSCDC helmsman described their citations as a source of pride worthy of emulation especially by other officers.
He urged personnel to give in their best, be selfless, sacrificial and humane in their conduct and dealings to guarantee a positive appraisal to earn the award.
Responding on behalf of the beneficiaries, the overall best performing officer, Deputy Commandant Dennis Reuben lauded the State Commandant for establishing the award and promised never to relent in doing their best to the Corps and the nation at large.