The Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr Ahmed Audi has enjoined Nigerians to be supportive of the policies and programs of President Bola Tinubu, with particular interest in the nation’s security architecture.
While addressing the Personnel at the Corps’ National Headquarters, Abuja, on Monday to commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day, Dr. Audi emphasized the need for all to join in the fight against insecurity to sustain the nation’s democratic ideals.
In a Statement by the Director of Public Relations, CC Olusola Odumosu, the NSCDC Boss reminded Nigerians of the importamce of timely and credible information without which insecurity in the country would continue to fester.
He further urged Nigerians to prioritize national consciousness which makes for the prosperity and growth of the nation’s democracy.
“If you see something, do not waste time in saying something,” he advised.
“A rise in national security consciousness is the first step towards creating a nation with shared sense of national identity.
“It also fosters common understanding amongst different ethnic groups, religion, tribes, and organisations.
“We have to develop a strong feeling of love, commitment, loyalty and affection that enables us to work together for the growth, progress and development of this country,” he said.
According to the Statement, he urged government at all levels to give maximum support to security agencies to function effectively in crime fighting and prevention just as he advocated the need for security agencies to heed the advice of President Tinubu on synergy and collaboration.
“We will appreciate more governmental support to help us discharge our duties optimally,” he said.
“We have to promote the culture of synergy and collaboration amongst ourselves.
“We must embrace the advice Mr President gave us recently regarding synergy and collaboration for effective service delivery,” he said.
“The task of eradicating crimes and criminality in the country required a formidable internal security apparatus that must be opposed to unhealthy rivalry.
He congratulates President Bola Ahmed Tinubu and all Nigerians on the occasion of democacy day celebrations and assured that NSCDC under his leadership will not derail but play its part with renewed vigour for the betterment of Nigeria.
“Preserving Nigeria’s democracy is a collective effort in which, protecting her people and critical national assets is our role.
“We will continue to do our best in discharging our constitutional responsibility to the nation effectively without compromise.” the NSCDC Chief assured.