- The Commandant General of NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana, has retired from the service
- Gana's tenure expired on Sunday, January 17, after his meritorious service
- The Corps DCP operation, Kelechi Madu, took over from Gana on Monday, January 18
Abdullahi Gana, the Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, (NSCDC), has bowed out of service, following the expiration of his tenure on Sunday, January 17.
Daily Nigerian reports that Gana handed over the mantle of the NSCDC leadership to the DCP Operations, Kelechi Madu, at the corps headquarters, Abuja in the early hour of Monday, January 18.
Legit.ng gathered that the minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola, had extended Gana’s tenure by six months when his tenure expired in July, 2020.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that ahead of the recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), the federal government said that it would partner with the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) in the conduct of the Computer-Based Aptitude Test (CBAT).
This was revealed in a statement released on the ministry of interior's various social media platforms and signed by Mohammed Manga, the director of press and public relations, on Tuesday, December 1.
It was disclosed that the move is aimed at providing all eligible and qualified Nigerians who applied for various posts an equal opportunity to be employed in the services.
The director of the press also added that the action is also in line with the present administration’s policy of ensuring transparency in the conduct of government business.
In another report, the federal government through the ministry of interior gave an update on the ongoing recruitment into the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps.
In a statement released and signed by Al-Hassan S. Yakmut on Monday, November 30, the ministry notified the general public that the Computer Based Aptitude Test (CBAT) for recruitment into the NIS will hold on December 7.
It also disclosed that the CBAT for the recruitment for the NSCDC will hold on the 8th of December across all the 36 states of the federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
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