The commandant General, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abubakar Ahmed Audi, has stated that, “the significance of training cannot be overemphasised especially when viewed against the backdrop of emerging security threats and the need to be proactive on the part of security agencies.”
The Commandant General made the statement at the graduation ceremony of course 001/2023 of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps’, Command and Staff College in Jos, the Plateau State capital.
Audi said: “It’s expedient to inform you that this is the first in the series of capacity building programmes lined up to prepare the corps’ personnel physically, mentally and psychologically for the task ahead.”
The Commandant General further explained that the 280 were drawn from all 36 state commands, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), comprising 104 female officers and 176 male participants.
The CG, while commending the participants for their performance, dedication, resilience, commitment and agility throughout the duration of the course, charged them to put into practice all they have learnt and be good ambassadors of the corps and the college.
Speaking earlier in his opening remarks, the Commandant of the NSCDC command and staff college, Assistant Commandant General (ACG) David Bille, said the participants were exposed to both academic and physical exercises during the duration of the course, which include; staff course, staff duty, command course, administrative duty, intelligence and investigation and a leadership course at the Citizenship and leadership training centre, mountains school, Shere Hills, Jos among other courses.