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New NSCDC Commandant assumes office



From ANENE AIKE, Sokoto

Mr Bello Argun has assumed office as the Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Sokoto State Command.

The Command’s Public Relation Officer, Hamza Illella disclosed this in a statement made available to our Correspondent where he also said that the resumption of Argungu followed his deployment to the Command as the new commandant.

The PRO also disclosed that his predecessor, Mr. Muhammad Dada, had been redeployed to Enugu State adding that the new commandant, in his maiden address to the personnel of the corps, sought for absolute loyalty, support and cooperation of the management as well as staffers to move the Command forward.  Illela also revealed that the new commandant assured all of his commitment to carry everybody along in the discharge of the corps’ herculean task.

He also quoted the New Commandant saying, “I want to reiterate the NSCDC’s commitment, in collaboration with sister agencies and all relevant stakeholders in maintaining peace and order in the state”.

He added that “This is most especially in the critical time of electioneering. Therefore, I want to solicit the support of the good people of Sokoto State in addressing the situation.

The spokesperson further said that the commandant had given assurance to the public that the corps would be committed to the protection of lives and properties, as well as ensure peaceful coexistence across the state.

Earlier in his address, the outgoing commandant thanked the management and the staffers for the support and cooperation he enjoyed during his stay in the Command while calling on all and the general public to co- operate to make Sokoto State remain peaceful.

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