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NSCDC ready to tackle insecurity – CG Audi

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has reassured Nigerians of its resolve to frontally tackle the menace of kidnapping, abduction, banditry and other criminality in the country.

This was the promise made by Commandant General of the NSCDC, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi.

Audi gave the assurance during a courtesy call to his office by the Governor Abubakar Sanni Bello of Niger State who lauded the visitor for his pragmatic approach in the fight against Insecurity in Nigeria.

Governor Bello noted that since the assumption of office of the NSCDC Commandant General; the Corps has been doing her best to make the country safer.

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In a statement issued by Director of Public Relations of the NSCDC, DCC Olusola Odumosu, he said, “We are aware of the deteriorating state of insecurity in the nation, hence all hands must be on deck; the political class, government and individuals must support the security operatives by providing necessary logistics to enhance their operations”.

Governor Bello lauded the ACG Operations of the Corps, Phillip Ayuba, for changing the narrative in Security architecture of Niger State when he served as a Commandant, and expressed his belief that the ACG would perform excellently well if given higher responsibilities.

Governor Bello also said the state government has made available expanse of land and temporary facilities for the establishment of Civil Defence Training College at Kotangora area of the state which is currently awaiting supervision by the Corps.

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In his response, CG Audi reiterated the three mandates of the Corps which centre around safeguarding all critical national assets and infrastructure, disaster management as well as training, supervision and monitoring of private guard companies.

He also reiterated on deployment of over 7,000 specially-trained Agro Rangers Squad with the responsibility of securing farmers and the Agro Allied Industries across the nation.