NSCDC Director of Communication , Olusola Odumosu decorated by the Commandant General of the corps , Dr. Ahmed Audi
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC has decorated 8 Assistant Commandant Generals (ACGs) and 45 Commandants with a charge on them to demonstrate the highest level of professionalism in the discharge of their duty in accordance with their new ranks.
Among the newly decorated officers is the Corps Director of Communication, Odumosu Olusola., who is amongst the commandant.
Speaking during the ceremony at the corps National Headquarters in Abuja, the Commandant General, Dr. Ahmed Audi said the corps under his watch had upgraded a lot of officers who were being denied promotion for several years.
Dr. Audi who decried the lack of mentorship in various professions in the country, charged the newly promoted officers to do more in that regards to breed a new set of young and more refined personnel.
He said the corps would not hesitate to withdraw the promotion of any officer found wanting.
According to him” The promotion is given to deserving officers who have worked satisfactorily to meet up with set down procedure. Promotion to the rank of command is key and sensitive. One must demonstrate highest level of loyalty and dedication.”
The Secretary, Civil Defence, Immigration and Prisons Service Board (CDIPB), Hajiya Aisha Rufai, who spoke on behalf of the minister of interior, Mr. Rauf Aregbeshola urged the newly promoted officers to be selfless and diligent in carrying out their new assignment.
She said: “the promotion is not about who you know, but what you can offer. A lot of officers did well and that is why they are here today. Those of you who did not make it will also have another time to to showcase what they can offer in the next exercise.”
Responding on behalf of the newly promoted officers, the corps Director of Communication, Odumosu Olusola, described their elevation as a call to continuous hard work and loyalty .
Reporting by Ibrahim Shuaibu, editing by Daniel Adejo