By; RAYMOND TEDUNJAYE, Lagos
The Commandant of the Lagos Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Eweka Okoro has charged
He gave the charge at a New Year prayer and special meeting held by at the Command’s headquarter, Ikeja.
A statement issued by NSCDC spokesman in Lagos, ASCI Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide, says: “In line with the charge of the Commandant General (CG) Ahmed Abubakar Audi PhD, mni, on discipline, training and retraining, professionalism, proactive intelligence, ethical conduct of officers and men of the Corps amidst others, the Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos State Command, Commandant Eweka Douglas Okoro Msc ACMA CNA, deemed it fit earlier today, Thursday, 6th January 2022, to host the Management staff, Area Commanders, Divisional Officers, Head of Departments and Units, Tactical and Operational Commanders, Officers – in – charge and the junior staff of the Command, in a programme termed to be a “New Year Prayer, Special Meeting with Management Staff and Interface with Junior Staff.
Abolurin added that the Commandant seized the opportunity to welcome the Management Staff, senior officers, and men of the Command into the new year 2022.
He stated, “The Commandant also assured the officers and men of the Command, of the Commandant General’s (CG) Ahmed Abubakar Audi PhD, mni, unwavering readiness and resolve towards the optimal improvement of the welfare of staff now and throughout his administration by the Grace of God.
“The New year Prayer and Meeting which was held at the Pavilion, Lagos State Command Headquarters, Alausa, Ikeja, commenced by 10:46hrs today. The event also featured about 10 specialized intercessory prayers: for Thanksgiving, confession of sins, Divine Empowerment, Prayer for Nigeria, prayer for CG and NSCDC NHQ Abuja, Zone A Lagos, Lagos State Command, Area Commands and Divisions, Departments, Units, and Beats and Commandant’s prayer for individuals.
“Immediately after the prayer sessions, Commandant Eweka Okoro, in his opening address was elated and amazed at the high – level of dedication brought to bear by the officers and men of the Command, in the previous year, which made the Command score a high rating at the National Headquarters last year and as such charged them to do more in the new year, in order for the Command to be well rated and commended again.
“In the same vein, during his charge to the Management Staff, Area Commanders and Divisional Officers, Head of Departments and Units, he directed them to focus on ensuring the protection of Critical National Assets and Infrastructure belonging to government in the state, Intelligence Revamp, Discipline, Training and Retraining of Personnel amidst others, in line with the CG’s directive.