In the face of mounting security challenges across Nigeria, Dr. Ahmed Audi, the Commandant General (CG) of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has delivered a heartfelt message, urging Nigerians to maintain faith in the capabilities of the nation’s security agencies to ensure safety and security nationwide.
The statement, issued by CSC Afolabi Babawale, the Corps spokesperson, quoted CG Ahmed Audi as he extended warm wishes to Muslim faithfuls on the occasion of Eid-el-Maulud. During this message, Audi underscored the crucial role that security agencies play in upholding law and order in the country.
Expressing deep concern over the escalating insecurity that has gripped the nation, Audi acknowledged that the prevalence of banditry, kidnappings, abductions, and other criminal activities has become increasingly alarming, despite ongoing security efforts.
In his appeal to the citizens, he emphasized the importance of continued support for the government’s peace initiatives and encouraged cooperation with the relevant authorities in addressing the menace of insecurity. Audi stressed that the provision of credible information to security agencies is pivotal in enabling proactive measures aimed at curbing insecurity.
He reiterated the unwavering commitment of the NSCDC to collaborate diligently with sister security agencies to decisively address the security challenges that confront the nation. Audi emphasized that the NSCDC remains resolute in its mission to safeguard lives and property, including the protection of critical national assets and infrastructure.
As Muslims celebrate, the leader of the NSCDC appealed to the general public to embrace and practice the values of peace, drawing inspiration from the life and teachings of Prophet Mohammed. This message carries a profound significance in a time when unity and harmony are needed more than ever to overcome the security threats that have beset Nigeria.
Dr. Ahmed Audi’s call for faith in security agencies resonates as a reminder of the collective responsibility shared by both the government and citizens in ensuring the safety and stability of the nation. It highlights the indispensable role of trust and cooperation in the ongoing battle against insecurity, underscoring that together, Nigerians can forge a path towards a more secure and peaceful future.