Training and retraining has been described as one of the focal agenda of the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps in particular is his Commitment to ensuring that Federal Government initiative of providing a safe and secure environment for student in our institution becomes an achievable dream.

The statement was made by the State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps during the opening ceremony exercise of safe schools 2023 for NSCDC participants held at NIGERIA Army 2 Division Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment, Ojoo Ibadan.

In a statement signed by the CD PRO, Oyindamola Okuneye, Commandant Micheal Adaralewa urge all participants to take the exercise seriously and participate actively. Apply what you learn in this exercise to your work and contribute to the success of the safe school response team, he stated.

During his keynote address, Major General B A Alabi GOC Division Adekunle Fajuyi Cantonment represented by Brigadier General BMG Martins Commended the authority of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for the initiative of this safe school project to protect the lives of our children. We want what happened in Chibok to be things of the past, we don’t want it for our children, said Brigadier General BMG Martins.

The Commissioner of Police Oyo State, CP Adebola Hamzat represented by AC Operation, ACP Ekanem Usen laud the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Oyo State Command for the way they embrace synergy in the state and promised to continue to work with the NSCDC for National Security.

Meanwhile, giving the brief on National Safe Schools Response Coordination Centre(NSSRCC) by Commander Chief Superintendent of Corps Tersoo Shaapera PhD made it known that it is important for all security agencies to strengthen their collaboration and synergy with the security agencies and stakeholders in ensuring maximum security for schools.

The exercise safe schools 2023 for the South west zone comprises of delegations from Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Ekiti and Lagos State which commenced on Sunday 1st and will end on Thursday 5th October 2023.

Kesh Awefada

Kesh Awefada

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