CSO urges PMB to Re-appoint Gana as NSCDC Boss


A civil society group, Citizens Watch Advocacy Initiative (CWAI) has written to the Office of the President, Muhammadu Buhari, for the re-appointment and confirmation of the Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)Abdullahi  Gana Muhammadu.This is as a result of Gana’s milestones and achievements recorded during his first term in office as to consolidate on other achievements thus far.

The CSO attributed the giant strides recorded to include the Agro-Rangers Initiative, patriotism, nationalized disposition, robust inter-agency relationship, reduction in farmers/herders clashes across the country; redeeming the image of Nigeria educationally by partnering with Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB); stoppage of circulation of pre-registered SIM cards; tackling of illegal mining; transparent recruitment into the Service; successful regulation of Private Guards; Strategic collaboration with traditional rulers to nip in the bud the incessant banditry menace; driving the safety of critical national assets across the country and the recovery of stolen telecom cables.

Other achievements enumerated by the CSO includes the increased conflict resolution mechanism put in place; high esprit-de-corps of personnel; manpower development and capacity building; enhanced intelligence gathering mechanism pursued by Gana; increased promotion galore of men and officers; using sports as a tool to re-engineer the personnel and busting of drugs syndicate, among others.

In a press release signed by the Executive Secretary, Omoba Kenneth Aigbegbele and the Media Executive, Comrade Gabriel Gwajime, the CSO joined well-meaning Nigerians, the National Assemby, Governors, Ministers and Directors-General of MDA’s that are clamouring for the re-appointment of the CG for his transformational philosophy and sterling qualities coupled with his managerial dexterity in turning around the Service that is comparable to any Service anywhere in the world and attuned to best global practices. They emphasized on his transformational blueprint as encapsulated by the Commandant-General’s zero tolerance on corruption and indiscipline.