Support us to succeed - NSCDC urges Nigerians

Support us to succeed – NSCDC urges Nigerians

The Anambra State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Maku Olatunde, has called for an effective partnership and  support of the public to security agencies in the fight against crimes and criminality. 

Maku stated this while delivering a goodwill message at the South East Regional Consultative Forum organized by a Non Governmental Organization, Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD) in Awka, with the theme  “Nigeria and the Challenges of National Unity, Beyond the 2023 General Election Versus The Imperative of Dialogues for National Cohesion, Security and Development,” 

The Commandant, represented by Superintendent of Corps; Edwin Okadigbo, the NSCDC Public Relations Officer in the state, declared that as Nigeria continues to battle organized crimes and other forms of criminality, the NSCDC calls for more inclusive engagement of members of the public in providing actionable intelligence to nip it at the bud.

He observed that given the theme of the stakeholders roundtable engagement and the calibre of resource persons invited as well as its participants, the forum will chart a new direction for  national cohesion and unity  in mitigating internal security matters not only for  South East region but in the country as a whole.

He called on relevant stakeholders to take upon themselves the need to partner security agencies in strengthening  security ecosystem of the country, and not to shy away from playing active role in containing criminal elements in their determination to threaten the nation’s common values,  make life miserable and destroy citizens means of livelihood.

The NSCDC state boss said the agency is poised at delivering on its constitutional mandate of protecting Critical National Assets and Infrastructure, elimination of quacks in private security practice, stoppage in petroleum products racketeering and adulteration, protection of schools through the safe school project, and elimination of farmers -herders clash. 

The event had in attendance, critical stakeholders from diverse sections of Nigerian society, including but not limited to public office holders, traditional rulers, civil society organisations, law enforcement agencies, academia, religious leaders, the media among others.

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