Lagos NSCDC gets new commandant

Mr. Iskil Makinde

The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed Mr. Iskil Makinde as the new commandant of the Lagos State Command.

The Media Officer to the new commandant, Chief Superintendent of Corps (CSC) Lanre Kareem, stated this in a statement.

He said that Makinde until his new posting was in charge of Edo Command of the NSCDC .

According to the statement, Makinde assumed office on Aug. 24 following a posting order dated Aug. 17 from NSCDC national headquarters, which was with immediate effect.

According to the statement, the new Lagos commandant took over from Commandant Adeyinka Ayinla who also had been posted to Edo.

“The new Commandant on arrival was received by his predecessor in office, Commandant Ayinla, who advised him to continue his good services in Lagos State.

According to the statement, Commandant Makinde thanked the Corps Commandant – General (CG) Abdulahi Gana for his kind gesture.

Makinde in the statement also pledged to justify the confidence reposed in him adding that he would work harder to further bridge the gap between the public and his agency.

The new Commandant of Lagos NSCDC also advised the Command’s personnel to be dutiful always and warned that the command would not tolerate any act of corruption and indiscipline from its officers.

The statement added that the new NSCDC Lagos command boss before the recent appointment had served as the Deputy head, NSCDC National anti-Corruption, and transparency Unit, Abuja.

He had also served as the Store Officer at the national headquarters and as a one-time Administrative staff Officer in the Commandant General’s (CG) office in Abuja.

He had also served as the Provost, College of Security Management,(CSM) in Abeokuta, Ogun.

He was the NSCDC Commandant of Kebbi State Command in 2016 and in 2017 he became the Corps Commandant of Edo command.

The statement stated that Makinde was transferred to Lagos State as its incumbent commandant from Edo.

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