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Interior Affairs Minister, Dr. Tunji-Ojo Decorating One Of The Newly Promoted NSCDC DCG's 

"Nigeria is passing through a challenging moment, hence the need for dedication and loyalty to the country." Interior Minister tells newly decorated DCG's

The Honourable Minister of Interior Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo has made a passionate appeal to the three neely promoted Assistant Comptroller Generals of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC to Deputy Comptroller Generals, DCGs to be loyal to the country in the discharge of their responsibilities.

The Minister gave the appeal while decorating the three Officers with their new ranks of DCG on Wednesday in Abuja.

He charged them to be loyal to their Service, loyal to their Uniform.

In a statement issued and signed by Afonja Fatai Ajibola, Deputy Director Press and Public Relations Unit of the Ministry, Dr. Tunji-Ojo, said; "For every day we sleep, make sure you are writing your name not on a sand of time but on a rock of time. I beg you, Nigerians needs you more than ever now."

He urged the Service personnel to brace up and link up with the President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu who is hell-bent in making sure that Nigeria regains its pride in the global community.

The Minister sounded it loud to the new DCGs that Nigeria is passing through a challenging moment, hence the need for dedication and loyalty to the country.

He challenged the Officers that, in the area of protection of critical infrastructures, they should come out with innovations in profering solutions.

He added that; "nobody makes an agency relevant, it is the agency that makes itself relevant."

"Come up with ideas that will redefine the process, come up with ideas that will solve our problems, come up with ideas that will secure our oil facilities, ideas that would ensure minimal obstruction in the volume of our crude oil production." He said.

Dr. Tunji-Ojo, reiterated that as the Minister of Interior, "I cannot achieve success without your support. The CG too cannot succeed without your support. The President cannot do it alone."

"We rely on you; be the building brick, be the foundation upon which we will erect the structure of excellent," he said.

Congratulating the Officers, Dr. Tunji-Ojo urged them to dedicate themselves to the service of the nation for Nigerians to sleep with their two-eyes closed even as he wished them well.

The Acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Peter Egbodo in his words, also admonished the newly promoted officers to see their promotion as a call to duty and appreciation for their efforts in ensuring that lives and property of Nigerians are well secured, adding that, "to whom much is given, much is expected."

Earlier, while presenting the newly promoted officers for decoration, Secretary of the Board, Ja'afar Ahmed, applauded the Chairman of the Board for his perseverance in making it possible for the promotion to be completed within the promoting year. 

Ja'afar Ahmed disclosed that, "for five years, promotion hardly became ready within the year without it crossing to the preceding year." 

"This he said, "breeds issues of notional in promotion."

The Officers decorated with the Deputy Controller General are; Sunday Oba Faiye, Fasiu Ayinla Adeyinka and Raji Ibrahim Adedoyin.

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