The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ondo Command celebrated the annual International Civil Defence Day at the Command Headquarters Alagbaka, Akure on Monday, Ist March,2021.
While delivering the welcome address the State Commandant of the NSCDC Ondo Command, Commandant Eweka Edenabu. O. commended the officers and men for their continuous support and dedication to assigned duties. He said the individual, Units and Departmental contributions to the successes and achievements of the Command is highly appreciated.
Commandant Eweka further charged the personnel on the need to be Professional and courteous while discharging their duties efficiently.
He reiterated that the Command in commemoration of the 2021 World Civil Defence Day with the Team: STRONG CIVIL PROTECTION TO PRESERVE NATIONAL ECONOMY will not relent in carrying out the Mandate of the Corps especially by Safeguarding all Critical National Assets and Infrastructure, Disaster Management, Intelligence Gathering, Anti-Vandalism, Monitoring of Private Guard Company amongst others.
The occasion was spiced up by DC. Jonathan Olariche (HOD Operations) and DC. Timothy Patunola (HOD, CNAI) who delivered expository lectures on : The Roles of NSCDC in containing Nigeria’s Security Challenges , The History of Civil Defence and Safeguarding Critical National Assets and Infrastructure in Nigeria respectively.
Both speakers explicitly expanciated on the Mandate of NSCDC and how to protect the civil populace in the face of emergency while preserving the National Economy.
Conclusively, the State Commandant said the International Civil Defence Day 2021 is a spectacular and remarkable one as the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps is witnessing the dawn of a new leadership today. He enjoined the Officers and men to continually pray for Commandant General, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi mni . to be endowed with greater wisdom and strength to pilot the Corps to the Promise Land.
DSC. OLUFEMI OMOLE
CDPRO, ONDO COMMAND.