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NSCDC gets new commandant in Niger 

Mr Dan’Dare warned cattle rustlers, armed bandits, kidnappers and vandals of critical national facilities to relocate from Niger or face the music.

• July 7, 2022
Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi
Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ahmed Audi

A new commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mohammed Dan’Dare, has been deployed to Niger.

The spokesman of the command, ASC Nasir Abdullahi, stated this in a statement on Thursday.

Mr Abdullahi said the handover ceremony took place on Wednesday at the state command headquarters of the corps.

He said Mr Dan’Dare succeeded commander Aliyu Bature, now redeployed to Kano command.

According to the spokesman, the outgoing commandant had in a brief ceremony, thanked the management, officers and men of the Niger command for their support and cooperation during his short stay.

He added that Mr Bature urged them to extend the same cooperation to the new helmsman of the command.

Mr Abdullahi also commended the state governor for providing the enabling environment through logistic support and office for the officials to operate optimally.

He lauded the corps personnel for exhibiting a high level of professionalism and commitment in the discharge of their duties which made the corps an example to sister agencies and urged them to extend the level of cooperation he enjoyed to his successor to enable him to improve on the successes so far recorded.

According to the spokesperson, the new commandant reiterated his preparedness to ensure a crime-free Niger.

Mr Dan’Dare warned cattle rustlers, armed bandits, kidnappers and vandals of critical national facilities to relocate from Niger or face the music.

He also told the command’s operatives to brace up to their responsibilities in the discharge of their duties and be committed, warning that his leadership would not accept absenteeism, disrespect and violation of human rights.

Mr Dan’Dare assured that his administration would continue to partner with other security agencies in Niger, towards ensuring the security of lives and property of the people.

He appealed to the residents to complement the efforts of the command by coming forward with reliable information that could aid in apprehending and prosecuting criminals. 

(NAN)

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