By; John Gabriel
Not many people believed anything good can come out of NSCDC anymore. But, through Divine agenda of God almighty, the fortune of the corps was revisited.
The appointment of
new Commandant General of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence corps (NSCDC), Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi on 3rd March, 2021 has not only shaped the organization, but turned it into a modern and viable security organization that can be reckoned with, worldwide.
Recently, Dr. Armed Abubakar Audi celebrated his 100 days in office. His 100 days recorded lots of achievements within the shortest period.
The establishment of women corps, officers’ motivational factor, providing enabling environment for corps trieve by ensuring that what is due for officers, is giving to them.
As an intellectual and workaholic officer who has spent most of his years when the corps(NSCDC} was still infant stage, till when a law was passed and documented in 2003 establishing the corps, Dr. Audi knows how to modernise security outfit like NSCDC, and make it a viable security outfit to be reckoned with.
As an intellectual himself, who had two Masters from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, before proceeded to obtained a Doctorate Degree from another prestigious University, he ensure that more qualified personnel are put to in palace to head sensitive department. This will help the corps to move forward faster.
Since his appointment as Commandant General of the corps, Dr. Audi is not always in hurry to delve into making uncalculated and hastely decisions. Before any decision is taken, he first studied, calculate, survey and ensure that such decision is to the best interest of the generality of the corps personnel, and Nigerians.
He knows the motivational power of his personnel, by giving to them, what is due for them. Promoting personnel as at when due and clearing of backlog of arrears. These backlog arrears were piled up before he assumed office. All these were aimed at motivating personnel to put in their best and perform creditably.
Dr. Audi is a man of honour, a man of people, irrespective of language, religion, tribe, and political background. No wonder, when he takes decision, he takes it for the benefit of all.
Interestingly, Dr. Audi believes in hard-work, obedience to duty and above all, trustworthiness which brought him to the position he is today.
Already, he has established women Squad to compliment their male counterparts ( believing that what men can do, women can also do better).
Already, the 36 states Command and FCT are already following his footsteps in selecting, training and providing all necessary materials and equipment needed to be more combatant in addressing security challenges bedeviled the country.
Dr. Audi’s appointment as the Commandant General of the corps did not come as a surprise to many officers and men in the corps, because they know the quality of officer, he is, having worked in different capacities; operations, intelligence, administrative among others and excelled, Dr. Audi in no distance time, will ensure that the corps remain the best paramilitary organization, not only in Nigeria, but across the continent of Africa