By Augustine Ehikioya
The management of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday rose to defend its Commandant General over allegation of massive corruption.
A statement by the Director, Public Relations, NSCDC NHQ, DCC Olusola Odumosu, and made available to Security Watch Africa (SWA), described the allegation as unfounded and misleading.
The statement said “Attention of the management of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has been drawn to a spurious allegation of Fraud and Massive Corruption against the person of the Commandant General being circulated on social media.
“While the Corps do not wish to join issues with anyone on the matter, the CG and the management team wish to assure the public of its sincerity to rejig, reform and restructure the Corps in line with clear ministerial directive to nip the current security challenges in the bud.
“The public is therefore advised to be wary of any frivolous, misleading and malicious information that is meant to distract the CG from the good works he is doing.
“The Corps remain a committed, selfless and utterly disciplined organization with an above-board operational efficiency and coordinated strategy to ensure the fulfilment of its core mandates,” it said.