Security: NSCDC strengthens collaboration with Police in Anambra

Chinwe Onuigbo, Awka


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, has affirmed its commitment to strengthen collaboration with the Nigeria Police and other security agencies towards combating insecurity in Anambra State.

This was disclosed by Commandant Maku Olatunde, the State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Anambra State Command on Thursday at the Police Headquarters, Awka during a familiarization visit to the Anambra State, Commissioner of Police, CP Adeoye Aderemi.

  In a statement released and signed by  SC Okadigbo Edwin, the command’s Public Relations Officer,Comdt. Maku said the visit to the CP became imperative to further strengthen the working relationship between the two sister agencies in enhancing adequate security of lives and property of Anambra people.

“I am here as a mark of respect and honour to thank you for the way you are coordinating the affairs of all security agencies in the state.

” We have been on the same page since my arrival to Anambra State, the support both in information sharing and reinforcement of operations you extended to us is one that should be commended.

” I will not fail to thank the CP for supporting the NSCDC Anti-Sit -at-home operations every Monday, your disposition to supporting us in the protection of Critical, National, State and Local Government Assets which is one of our mandate has shown that all security agencies in the State are one” he said .

The NSCDC State boss used the opportunity of his visit to congratulate the CP for successful thirty five years meritorious service to the nation ahead of his forthcoming retirement.

” When I learnt, you will soon retire after a glorious service, I thought it wise also to appreciate your outstanding performance to the nation. 

 “You have done well, my prayer is that God will strengthen and keep sustaining you even after retirement ” he concluded.

In his response, CP Adeoye thanked the NSCDC State Commandant for the visit, which according to him, will foster greater synergy and bonding between the two security agencies.

” This visit is what is needed to discuss and plan on how best to secure Anambra residents.  

” We are children of the Federal Government, we cannot afford to let down the Federal Government.

” I must commend you on the Anti-Sit -at-home Operations on Mondays, I know the challenges, but you have risen above them to secure lives and properties. You are indeed a team player.” 

CP Adeoye who described the relationship between both agencies as rewarding, promised to collaborate with the NSCDC to achieve a safer environment for Anambra indigenes free from all criminal activities.

He reiterated the need for all security agencies to remain focused and committed towards securing the state .

The Anambra Police Commissioner wished the State Commandant a successful tour of duty in the state with a charge to do his best in terms of performance to justify the confidence reposed on him by his boss, the Commandant General of NSCDC.




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