The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps has pledged to maintain high level professional discipline during the 2023 electioneering period.
This is contained in a press release made available to newsmen in Gusau, the Zamfara State capital.
The pledge was made by the Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps Zamfara State Command, Commandant Mohammad Bello Muazu. He reiterated that the personnel of the Corps in Zamfara State Command will maintain high level of professionalism, discipline and neutrality during the period of electioneering..
“Commandant MB Muazu who affirmatively posited that officers and Men of the Corps are professionally groomed to ensure the protection of lives and properties (Critical Infrastructure and National Assets), stated this when the state officials of National Human Rights Commission Zamfara State chapter paid him a courtesy visit in the State Command Gusau.
“The Zamfara State NSCDC Boss opined that, the Corps being a stakeholder in election matters will do all it could to ensure a smooth 2023 electioneering periods.
“He reaffirmed that, the confidence built on the Corps by the general public over the years will be maintained, sustained and strengthened.
Commandant MB Muazu told the Human RIghts group that NSCDC is poised to close ranks with order sister agencies to forestall any sorts of insecurity that could hamper the participation of electorates in the exercise of their civic obligations as enshrined in the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
He also said that the Corps under his watch will act in line with the visions and missions of the Commandant General of the Corps, Dr, Audi Ahmed Abubakar mni PhD which are to reposition, rejuvenate, restructure, revigorate and to rejig the Corps in line with international best practices.”
The NSCDC helmsman agreed to collaborate and synergize with the Human Rights Commission in Zamfara State in order to effectively sanitize the electoral processes in line with extant laws of the Federation.
Earlier, the State Coordinator of the National Human Rights Commission in Zamfara State Mr. Abdullahi Abubakar, eulogized the Corps especially, Commandant MB Muazu for the partnership and Collaborations enjoyed with the Corps so far.
He said the pedigree of Commandant MB Muazu has showcased his level of professionalism and leadership prowess.
He therefore appealed to the Corps for more synergy and understanding in handling electoral matters.