In his determination to improve the efficiency, discipline, and regimentation of NSCDC personnel nationwide the Commandant General, Nigeria Security, and Civil Defence Corps, Ahmed Abubakar Audi Ph.D., mni. approved a training workshop for all Provost officers across the board and that of Zone J which comprises: Osun, Ondo, and Ekiti State Command respectively took place on 25th May 2022.
While commenting on the necessity of such an impactful Training; the Zonal Commander, ACG Adeyinka Fasiu Ayinla lauded the NSCDC Commandant General for his pragmatic and strategic effort to reposition the Corps to an enviable position through adequate training and retraining as well as provision of logistics and staff welfare for effective service delivery.
The Zone J Commander enjoined the participants to pay rapt attention to every lecture delivered to them as the training would upscale their knowledge to add value to the Corps security architecture most especially in their various Formations.
During his welcome address the Osun State Commandant, Emmanuel Ocheja urged the provost personnel to participate actively in the workshop. He further charged them to avoid any activity that is inimical to the image of the Corps.
Commandant Ocheja explained further that participants would be able to discharge all duties assigned without fear or favour noting that such training would avail the officers an opportunity to also inculcate new strategies in tackling security threats and maintaining discipline.
The Provost Marshall, Deputy Commandant Kolawole Babatunde Stephen said the one-day training workshop is in line with the Commandant General’s vision of repositioning the Corps for better service delivery.
According to him, the workshop was approved to enhance and improve performance as well as adequately train and equip personnel”.
He said the CG in his efforts to rejig the Corps approved the provost unit to tour around all zones across the country to retrain officers for better security coverage.
At the highpoint of the event, the Provost Marshal who delivered lectures and shared welfare packages to the personnel in attendance stressed further that the welfare of officers is an utmost priority to the Corps Commandant General.