President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR has approved the appointment of Ahmed Abubakar Audi PhD, mni as the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Mr Abubakar’s appointment follows the retirement of former commandant General – Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu.
A statement issued by Mohammed Manga, the Director (Press & Public Relations) of the ministry of interior reveals that Ahmed Audi, emerged the top best candidate out of those that went through the transparent selection process initiated by the Ministry.
The statement also disclosed that
President Muhammadu Buhari has also nominated Haliru Nababa mni, as the new Controller-General of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS).
Mr Nababa’s appointment is subject to the confirmation of the Senate in line with the provision of the new Act establishing the Nigerian Correctional Service 2019.
Meanwhile the Minister of Interior and Chairman, Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Board (CDCFIB), Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has congratulated the new appointees, calling on them to ensure full implementation of the mandate of their services.
He also urged them to ensure synergy with other security agencies in the country with the view to providing efficient internal security services and citizenship integrity for Nigerians and foreigners alike in line with the policy thrust of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Administration.