Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has elevated 10 of its Commandants to the next post of Assistant Commandant General.
Commandant General of the corps, Abdullahi Muhammadu, has inaugurated the new Assistant Commandant General at agency headquarters in Abuja.
The new Assistant Commandant General are Adamu Soldier, Aminu Ali, Bassey Bassey, Kabiru Gambo, Fatima Ekaje, Yakubu Claudius, Popoola Waheed, Zakari Ningi, Helen Amakiri, and Augustine Obiekwe.
The Commandant General told the new Assistant Commandant General that their new position has given them higher responsibilities.
According to Muhammadu: “Your promotion means more responsibilities for you,” he said. “You have to give more to the Service and the nation in general as more is expected of you.”
“I want you to go and make a difference wherever you are posted to.”
Speaking further, NSCDC boss stressed that there was no lobbying of any type in the promotion process, adding that those who got promoted were picked on merit.
“We follow seniority and also gave priority to those who have gone to a defence college. Finally, we took the federal character policy into consideration.” Muhammadu said.
Speaking on behalf of the promoted officers, ACG Augustine Obiekwe thanked the government for the elevation, promising to surpass expectations in their respective duty post.