Daily Trust (Abuja)

26 January 2014

Nigeria: Shema Donates Land, Structures to NSCDC

The Minister of Interior, Comrade Abba Moro has applauded the Governor of Katsina State Ibrahim Shema for donating land and structures to the new College of Peace and Disaster Management of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps in Katsina.

Speaking at the commissioning of the completed projects in the college yesterday, Moro said: "we appreciate and commend Gov. Shema for his unflinching support, encouragement and enormous contribution that has brought remarkable development to the college."

Moro added that the project would add bite to the war against crime and criminality as it would further provide adequate ground for the corps to garner the necessary knowledge and skills to effectively tackle the problem of insecurity in the country.

In his opening remarks, the commandant of the NSCDC Dr. Ade Abolurin said: "the project is aimed at repositioning the Corps to deliver on its mandate which has been further boosted with the additional mandate of protection of Critical National Assets and Infrastructure (CNAI)"

The commandant called on all stakeholders within the security circle to take advantage of the programmes being offered by the college to reposition the country's security personnel for better service delivery.

Responding at the event, Governor Shema pledged the continuous support of his administration towards effort that would enhance sustainable development and national security.

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