By; DAHIRU SULEIMAN, Dutse
Officers and men of the Nigerian Security, and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) have been reminded of the need to shun vices inimical to ethic’s of the corps.
They were warned that there is strong commitment to deal ruthlessly with truancy and laxity among officers and men of the corps.
The NSCDC Comptroller- General, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi gave the warning in his speech read by the Jigawa Corps Commandant, Alh. Garba Muhammad on the occasion of decorating the newly promoted 89 officers of the Corps, charged them to be dedicated, committed and punctual to duty, as the corps will continue to recognize, and reward hard working personnel at all times.
According to him, promition is never a right, but a morale booster to hard-working offucers to be committed to their respondubilities.
The promoted officers were drawn from all formations of the corps across the country, with Jigawa’s 89 officer’s inclusive.
Earlier in his short remarks, the Jigawa Commandant of the NSCDC, Alh. Garba Muhammad thanked the CG for the gesture, assuring of his loyalty in supporting his plans to eradicate stagnation among officers and men of the corps.
On the promotion exercise, he stated that in Jigawa alone, 89 officers were promoted in addition to 37 officers on whose ranks were upgraded to various senior cadres having attained additional higher qualifications.
Those decorated with their new promotion tags include six Assistant Commandants, and eleven Chief Superintendents, including the Jigawa Corps Command, spokesman, among others.
He explained that no fewer than 300 officers got promoted to higher ranks from the creation of the corps Command in the year 2019, out of this number, five Deputy Commandants were alleveted to the rank of Commandants, while two Assistant Commandants were promoted to the rank of Deputy Commandant’s, among others.
Similarly in the forth coming 2021 promotion exercise, two senior Deputy Commandants are jostling for the promotion to the rank of Commandants including the Jigawa Commandant who is aiming for the rank of Assistant Commandant General.