By Biola Adebayo
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has decorated 12 newly promoted officers from the ranks of Commandant to Assistant Commandants General (ACG).
The NSCDC Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, has however, charged the promoted officers to brace up by justifying their promotion.
Speaking at the decorating ceremony Thursday in Abuja, Gana who said officers selected base on merit charged them to be diligent in delivering the their higher responsibilities.
“You should note that your promotion comes with higher responsibility. You should therefore brace up for more diligent and committed in the discharge of their duties.
“Finally, I hope this promotion will inspire you to do more for the corps and the nation, and translate in to improved productivity.”
Also speaking, Representative of the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Danbazau, said the officers were chosen based on merit.
Represented by Emmanuel Bassey, who is the Commissioner in-charge of appointments and promotion at the Board of Civil Defence, Prisons, Immigration and Fire Service, at the ministry, urged them to be good Ambassadors of the country.
“You should be of good conduct wherever you find yourselves. Be loyal to the government and the system. You must do your part to make this country a better place.”