November 29, 2022

Celebrating Excellence & Integrity

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COMMANDANT EWEKA RECEIVES THE CHAIRMAN ASSOCIATION OF LICENSED PRIVATE SECURITY PRACTITIONERS OF NIGERIA LAGOS ZONE IN HIS OFFICE AT ALAUSA IKEJA LAGOS.

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“….he warned the association against quackery.”

COMMANDANT EWEKA VISITS THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING (GOC) 81 DIVISION NIGERIAN ARMY MAJOR GENERAL LAWRENCE FEJOKWU IN HIS OFFICE AT VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS.

The Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos State Command, Commandant Eweka Douglas Okoro, earlier yesterday, Monday, 19th July, 2021, received the Chairman, Mr. Bbatunde Mumuni and some executives of the Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria Lagos Zone, in his office at Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos.

The Commandant, Lagos State Command, Commandant Eweka Douglas Okoro MSC ACMA CNA welcomed the Chairman and other executive members of the Association of Licenced Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria Lagos Zone who came along with him to pay the Commandant a courtesy visit and welcome him into the state. He believed that moving forward, the visit will yield good and productive fruits, for both the association, the state and the nation at large.

Furthermore, the Chairman of the Association of Licenced Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria Lagos Zone, Mr Babatunde Mumuni, congratulated the Commandant on his appointment to the state and went ahead to demand for good and synergetic working relationship between the Command and the Association in Lagos. The Chairman who spoke on behalf of other executive members asked the Command to play its statutory roles, in licencing and regulating the practitioners amongst others, while also carrying practitioners and especially the Association along.

The Commandant, used the medium to re-emphasize that it is the duty of the Corps to license, regulate and train Private Guard Companies(PGC), amongst other things in the nation. He reiterated that the Corps has been performing this mandate excellently well and will continue to do so in Lagos State under his administration of the Command. He further said that quackery or unlicensed practitioners will not be allowed to operate in the state and further warned them to desist from the act or face the full wrath of the law.

Notably also, the visit had the presence of the 2ic of the Command, Deputy Commandant of Corps (DCC) Obinma Frederick, Head of Unit (Private Guard Company), Deputy Commandant of Corps ( DCC) Makinwa Aramide and the Public Relations Officer, Assistant Superintendent of Corps I ( ASCI) Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide. The Chairman of the Association Mr. Babatunde Mumuni was also accompanied by
Amb. Chief Dr. Nzeribe Okegbue (Vice Chairman )
Barr. Helen Ijoma
(Executive Secretary) amongst others.

Finally, Commandant Eweka vowed to support the Association to move forward in Lagos, within the confines of the law and the Corps’ statutory functions and duties. He also charged the Association and all licensed private security practitioners to remain law abiding and endeavour to also assist the Command with intelligence information of criminals and their hideouts. He said security is a collective business and charged them to say something when they see something.

COMMANDANT EWEKA VISITS THE GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING (GOC) 81 DIVISION NIGERIAN ARMY MAJOR GENERAL LAWRENCE FEJOKWU IN HIS OFFICE AT VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS.

In the same vein, Commandant Eweka, Douglas Okoro, in the afternoon of the same day, Monday, 19th July, 2021, visited the General Officer Commanding, 81 Division, Nigerian Army, Major General Lawrence Fejokwu, in his office at Kofo Abayomi, Victoria Island, Lagos.

The Commandant, Lagos State Command, Commandant Eweka, who visited the General Officer Commanding, on a courtesy visit, stated that, it was pertinent for him to come and solidify the already established synergy between the Corps and the Nigerian Army in Lagos. He reiterated that the Army has always been the father of the Corps, historically speaking and based on such premise he had to do the needful as a new Commandant posted to Lagos. He also posited that the Command was ready to collaborate with the Army and other security agencies in the state to move it forward and ensure long, lasting and durable peace and security of lives and property in the state.

The General Officer Commanding (GOC) 81 Division Nigerian Army, Major General Lawrence Fejokwu responded by first, appreciating Commandant Eweka Okoro, for the effort he has made to pay him a courtesy visit, in his office yesterday. He stated that the Nigerian Army 81 Division will be hospitable enough to work in synergy and collaboration with the Corps in Lagos state. The General Officer Commanding 81 Division, further asked the Commandant to ensure that he collaborates with the Brigade Commands and others in a bid to collectively secure and protect the state from the dastard and inimical acts of criminals.

Commandant Eweka was accompanied to the General Officer Commanding’s office, 81 Division, Nigerian Army by Deputy Commandant of Corps ( DCC) Akinremi Akinsola Ajose( Head of Intelligence and Investigation Department), Deputy Commandant of Corps (DCC) Gabriel Ikhiakale ( Head of Department Critical National Assets and Infrastructure ), Assistant Commandant of Corps (ACC) Odika Victoria( 2ic Budget, Insurance, Planning, Research and Statistics – BI-PRS) and Assistant Superintendent of Corps I (ASCI) Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide ( Public Relations Officer).

E – signed

ASCI ABOLURIN OLUWASEUN OLUMIDE ( MA )
PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
NSCDC LAGOS STATE COMMAND.

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