The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State Command today concluded a 2-day training workshop for the officers and men under its various Area Commands and Divisions.
National Association of Online Security News Publishers, NAOSNP gathered that the workshop was coordinated by the Department of Intelligence and Investigation of the Command. The workshop held at the State Command Headquarters, in Alausa, Ikeja on Thursday, 13th and Tuesday, 18th October, 2022.
The Deputy Commandant of Corps, DCC Maria Ihuoma, 2 I/C to the Lagos State Commandant declared the training open. In her remarks on behalf of the Commandant, NSCDC, Lagos State Command, Commandant of Corps (CC) Edenabu Okoro Eweka, she emphasized the importance of training and retraining as a key driver of improvement of officers and men and overall development of the Corps. The workshop is in line with the NSCDC vision as echoed by the Commandant-General of NSCDC, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi, PhD, mni, OFR when he assumed office.
The Head of Department, Intelligence and Investigation Department of the Command, DCC Hussaini Kefas Bakshar, said: “the workshop was packaged to mainstream Intelligence and Investigation and to further deepen the knowledge of officers and men in the Department.
The areas of training include ‘Security Report Writing, Arrest, Detention, Station Diary (Record Keeping), Monitoring and Surveillance, General Investigation, Exhibits Handling, Information Gathering and Human Rights, amongst other necessary segments specifically, relevant to the training.’
The press statement e-signed and released to NAOSNP by the Corps PRO, DSC Abolurin Oluwaseun noted: ‘The workshop was organized, in line with the following objectives – To improve the knowledge, of Intelligence and investigation officers and men of the Command, who often carry out arrest and investigation report on suspects. It was also put together to build capacity of the participants, on the standard and practices relevant, to their operations or in the performance of their duties. To identify the challenges faced, by intelligence officers and men, in carrying out their duties and and proffer steps for solving the identified challenges. To strengthen the communication relationship between the intelligence officers and men at the Divisions, Area and State Command as well as other officers, in a bid to deliver good and quality services to the nation.’
NAOSNP can report that the workshop anchored by Assistant Superintendent of Corps I (ASC I) Alaba Sotayo was facilitated by the HOD Intelligence and Investigation, DCC Bakshar alongside other senior officers such as the Public Relations Officer, DSC Abolurin who delivered a topic regarding management of the Corps’ image and adequate understanding of its mandates and functions.