An additional uniform has been unveiled for the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) by the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola.
A statement on Saturday, 9 April, 2022, by the spokesman of the NSCDC, Olusola Odumosu said the uniform was introduced with the intention to improve the efficiency of the Corps.
According to him, the additional uniform was unveiled by the Minister at the Ministry of Interior in Abuja.
He said the new addition to the array of uniforms of NSCDC is made up of distinct navy blue trouser with a white top and a symbolic red collar.
The Minister was said to have stated that the additional uniform is to add value to the Corps and promote effective service delivery and general efficiency in it’s assigned mandates.
He said: “We are here today to unveil additional uniform to the set of uniforms already in use in NSCDC which the officers will wear only on Tuesday. The specificity of this has been displayed by the Commandant General of the Corps, Dr Ahmed Abubakar Audi who has come out in the beautiful uniform we are commissioning today.”
The Commandant General of NSCDC, Dr Ahmed Audi, thanked the Minister of Interior for his unwavering support and encouragement at all time as demonstrated again by his approval to use the new sets of uniform.
The CG explained that, the idea of an additional set of uniform for the Corps was conceived by the Management to key into the rebranding agenda of the current administration and to introduce a unique office wear which will depict and reflect the true characteristic of the Corps which is civility, humility and integrity in service delivery. The uniform has been categorized as officer’s wear, number 5C.
Audi reiterated that, this set of uniforms stand out the Corps personnel and makes them unique and easily recognizable at any gathering and It is meant to further boost the morale, professionalism, pride, commitment, effectiveness and confidence of the Corps personnel and to clearly reflects the civility expected in the character of the Corps personnel. It also depicts a peace and protective Corps, committed to defending the defenceless.
“Let me at this juncture express my sincere gratitude to our father, the amiable Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola for his gracious approval of this new set of uniforms for use by the Corps personnel. The Corps is eternally grateful for your avowed commitment to the growth, development and effective delivery of the Corps’ mandate. May Almighty Allah continue to guide and protect you as you discharge the onerous responsibilities of your office and service to your fatherland” Audi was quoted as saying.
In a remark, the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Dr. Shuaib Belgore, thanked the Minister for his approval of the additional uniform and appreciated the CG for taking the lead amongst the agencies in the ministry of Interior to look smarter and sharper in the discharge of their duties.