* Threatens Punishment Against Officers Who Engage In Truancy And Laxity
By Sule Tahir (Jigawa State Correspondent)
No fewer than 4,000 Officers and men of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) have been promoted to their next ranks nationwide, the Controller General of the Corp, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, has revealed.
He reminded the NSCDC officers of the need to shun vices inimical to ethics of the corps, saying the authorities of the NSCDC would not hesitate to deal ruthlessly with officers who engage in truancy and laxity.
In his speech read by the Jigawa State Corps Commandant, Alhaji Garba Muhammad, on the occasion of the decoration of the newly promoted 89 officers of the NSCDC in his Command, the Controller General charged them to be dedicated, committed, and punctual to duty as the Corps will continue to reward hard-working personnel at all times.
According to him, promotion was never a right, it is a morale booster to hardworking officers to be committed to their responsibilities. He also said it is the resolve of the Corp to accord priority attention to the provision of staff welfare in other to motivate the personnel for increased productivity as part of the efforts by his leadership of NSCDC to uplift the status of the Corp.
The promoted officers were drawn from all formations of the NSCDC across the country, with 89 officers of Jigawa state command of the Corp among the promoted 4,000 officers. This is aside from the 37 officers whose ranks were upgraded to various senior cadres having attained additional higher qualifications.
Earlier in his short remarks, the Jigawa Commandant of the NSCDC, Alhaji Garba Muhammad, thanked the CG for the gesture and assured him of his loyalty and his command in supporting the Controller General's plans to eradicate stagnation among officers and men of the corps.
Those decorated with their new ranks include six Assistant Commandants and eleven Chief Superintendents, including the Jigawa Corps Command's Spokesman spokesman. The Jigawa State NSCDC Commandant also revealed that no fewer than 300 officers of his Command got promoted to higher since the creation of the corps Command in 2019. Out of this number, he said, five Deputy Commandants were elevated to the rank of Commandants, while two Assistant Commandants were promoted to the rank of Deputy Commandant, among others. NNL.