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LAGOS NSCDC Gets a new Commandant



By Ifeoma Ikem

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed Mr. Paul Ayeni as the new Commandant of Lagos State Command.

Until his posting he was the Commandant of Zone D, Niger State. He took over from Mr. Makinde, Iskil Ayinla who has been redeployed to Kwara State Command.

In a brief handing over ceremony held at the Command headquarters at Alausa on Friday 25th September 2020, the outgoing Commandant Mr. Makinde, Iskil Ayinla thanked God and the Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana for the opportunity given to him to serve and the achievement recorded during his brief stay at the Command.

He equally thanked the State government for the enabling environment for carry out his duties.

In his address, the new Commandant, Mr. Paul Ayeni pledged to justify the confidence reposed in him by the Commandant General and promised to carry out the roles and duties of the Corps as entrenched in the act establishing the Corps which includes protection of critical national infrastructure, crisis management, registration, training, licensing and monitoring of private guard companies as well as protection of lives and properties.

He also promised to work closely with relevant stakeholders in preventing crimes and ensuring in bringing crime to the barest minimal in Lagos State.

The Commandant, Mr. Paul Ayeni admonished the personnel of the Command to exhibit Humility and integrity in service delivery. He urged the personnel to respect stipulated rules and regulations of the Corps by carrying out their duties efficiently as well as dealing with the public with utmost respect and professionalism.

Prios to his deployment to Lagos State Comanad, Mr. Paul Ayeni was the head of department for intelligence and investigation in Oyo and Kwara States Commands respectively. He also served as the pioneer head of department of private guard department at the national headquarters Abuja.