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Published On: Wed, Oct 25th, 2017

NSCDC boss bemoans attack on nation’s infrastructure

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By Tobias Lengnan Dapam

The Commandant General Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)Abdullahi Gana, has said that any threat to the country’s critical infrastructure is a threat against the nation itself.
Gana stated this yesterday at the headquarters of the corps in Abuja while speaking during the opening ceremony of a two- day national workshop on ‘security and protection of corporate and national critical assets and infrastructures for global best practices in a leading continental economy’.
Represented by the Deputy Commandant General in charge of operations, Hillary Madu, the Commandant said “an entire region can be threatened by constant attacks by criminal elements as is being experienced in the northeastern part of the country and natural disaster which could have a devastating effect on social and economic life of the people. But we must do our part to secure government property at all times.”
Gana added that the level of attack and continues threat on government critical infrastructure necessitated the corps to convene a workshop to come up with a better strategy to address the attacks. “It therefore our responsibility as critical stakeholders to strategise and work out modalities for addressing security threats to our assets and other natural disasters that threatens their existence.
“As a lead agency, in the protection of critical assets, the corps has placed a structured plan towards eliminating threats to our critical infrastructure, by first taking in to account existing protective measures and identifying security gaps which will need to be 8addressed through specific protection measures”.
On his oart, Assistant Commandant General (ACG) in charge of critical assets, Jonathan Iyogho, said the national workshop is aim at sensitatising all the stakeholders about the plan.
He said the workshop will be taken to other states so as to educate the officers on the resolved of the corps.

By Tobias Lengnan Dapam

The Commandant General Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC)Abdullahi Gana, has said that any threat to the country’s critical infrastructure is a threat against the nation itself.
Gana stated this yesterday at the headquarters of the corps in Abuja while speaking during the opening ceremony of a two- day national workshop on ‘security and protection of corporate and national critical assets and infrastructures for global best practices in a leading continental economy’.
Represented by the Deputy Commandant General in charge of operations, Hillary Madu, the Commandant said “an entire region can be threatened by constant attacks by criminal elements as is being experienced in the northeastern part of the country and natural disaster which could have a devastating effect on social and economic life of the people. But we must do our part to secure government property at all times.”
Gana added that the level of attack and continues threat on government critical infrastructure necessitated the corps to convene a workshop to come up with a better strategy to address the attacks. “It therefore our responsibility as critical stakeholders to strategise and work out modalities for addressing security threats to our assets and other natural disasters that threatens their existence.
“As a lead agency, in the protection of critical assets, the corps has placed a structured plan towards eliminating threats to our critical infrastructure, by first taking in to account existing protective measures and identifying security gaps which will need to be 8addressed through specific protection measures”.
On his oart, Assistant Commandant General (ACG) in charge of critical assets, Jonathan Iyogho, said the national workshop is aim at sensitatising all the stakeholders about the plan.
He said the workshop will be taken to other states so as to educate the officers on the resolved of the corps.

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