Deputy Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC),  Kelechi Hillary Madu has finally assumed office as the Acting Commandant General, after confusion about his fate as information had it that powerful forces planned to block his elevation.

DCG Madu succeeded the former CG, Abdullahi Gana, whose extended tenure of six (6) months expired on Monday, January 18, 2021.

The announcement of the appointment was made to reporters on Friday, January 22, 2021 by NSCDC spokesman, DCC Emmanuel Okeh.

In a statement, Okeh said Madu thanked the federal government and the Interior Minister, Rauf Aregbesola for the opportunity to lead the corps and promised to continue in the execution of the agency’s mandate to justify the confidence reposed in him. He assured of his determination to rejig the system and personnel in order to ensure effective service delivery especially in the Agro Rangers operations and the Protection of Critical and National Assets.



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