The Commandant of Osun State NSCDC, Sunday Agboola, paid a courtesy visit to the Controller of Nigeria Correctional Service ((NCoS) in Osun State, Tolu Ogunsakin, in line with the directive of the Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi mni. to work towards having a robust collaboration with other sister agencies in the country.
According to a press release on Thursday, 8th September 2022 signed by the Ag Public Relations Officer NSCDC, Osun State Command, ASCII Adeleke Kehinde, she said that the visit was to sustain and renew the existing relationship and to synergise in securing custodial centres across the state.
Agboola stated further that, a strong synergy would bring about improved security of lives and property in the state noting that the two services are under the same ministry, therefore there is a need to complement each other to achieve national security.
The Osun NSCDC boss stressed further that the security challenges bedevilling the nation, including attacks on correctional facilities, can only be surmounted through a collaborative effort of security agencies in the country. He, therefore, assured the Controller of Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS,) in the state of the support of Osun NSCDC to nip crimes and criminality in the bud. He promised that the Osun Command of NSCDC will continue to work with the Correctional Service to ensure there is no jailbreak in the state.
Also speaking, the Controller of Correctional in Osun state, Tolu Ogunsakin said synergy remains the bedrock of achieving maximum security saying “Nigeria Correctional Centre looks forward to a formidable relationship with NSCDC.