The Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Abdullahi Muhammadu, has been conferred the “Most Outstanding Commandant-General of the Decade’’ award by the Coalition of Civil Societies and Media Executives for Good Governance in Nigeria (COCMEGG).
Muhammadu was conferred with ‘‘The Most Outstanding Commandant-General of the Decade’’ award for his bold initiative of the Agro-Rangers Scheme, infrastructural turnaround of Katsina Institute of Disaster Management, the rebranding and repositioning of the NSCDC and for the transformational management of the organisation.
According to a statement made available to LEADERSHIP Friday and signed by the president, COCMEGG, Omoba Aigbegbele, the commandant was honoured after a critical analysis of his performance since he took over the mantle of leadership.
Aigbegbele said it is on record, that the NSCDC has witnessed tremendous turnaround in the management of men and resources, welfare, recruitment, training/re-training, postings and promotions of officers which has increased the morale of the rank and file.
He said that his activities are in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s change agenda which has led to the current re-organisation, institutional capacity building and human capital development of the corps that are in sync with International best practices.
An elated Gana Muhammadu, while responding, thanked the coalition for the honour bestowed on him, and appreciated the present administration for giving him the enabling environment to work. He dedicated the award to the NSCDC management team, men and officers that has sacrificed their lives for the good of all.