62nd Independence Anniversary: Audi Congratulates Nigerians, Promises Maximum Security
The Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Ahmed Abubakar Audi, PhD, mni, has felicitated with President Mohammadu Buhari GCFR and all Nigerians on the occasion of Nigeria’s 62nd Independence Anniversary.
He hinted that he has ordered massive deployment of officers and men for adequate security and safety of citizens and to ensure the success of all activities lined up for the anniversary celebration across the country.
He maintained that the Corps will work with other security agencies to make the 62nd independence anniversary peaceful despite some perceived surmountable challenges.
He advised citizens to go about the celebrations in the most peaceful, orderly and law-abiding manner.
Dr Audi also emphasised the need for peaceful coexistence through tolerance and understanding of one another.
He charge the citizens to eschew tribalism, ethnic discrimination, religious bigotry, nepotism and any act capable of truncating our togetherness.
“As the Nation marks the 62nd independence Anniversary, it is very germane that we come together and celebrate as a nation.
“Let’s give peace a chance and shun all untoward behaviour but strengthen our faith and loyalty to the Nation.
“Let us celebrate love and renew our sense of belongingness to enable us wage war against our common enemies causing troubles in various quarter”, the CG said.
He stated that the mandate of NSCDC in Safeguarding all Critical National Assets and Infrastructures is sacrosanct and assured that the Corps will continue to work relentlessly to salvage the nation from economic saboteurs.
“I have directed that our officers and men be massively deployed to event centers, markets, shopping complexes, churches, mosques, motor parks, and all venues of independence anniversary across the nation.
“We will mantain 24 hours surveillance of Critical National Assets and Infrastructure to prevent them from been attacked or vandalised by miscreants and hoodlums.
He advised that as the election campaigns kickstarts, politicians and other relevant stakeholders should desist from words and actions that could trigger or incite violence.
DC OLUSOLA ODUMOSU
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
NSCDC NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS, ABUJA.