Abuja - The Nigeria Security and Civil
Defence Corps (NSCDC) is seeking to strengthen bilateral relations with the
Russia Ministry of Civil Defence (EMERCOM).
Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, the Corps Commandant said this
after a courtesy visit to the Russian Embassy in Abuja to request technical
assistance and explore areas of mutual cooperation.
He there is a strong need to request for mutual
cooperation with EMERCOM as the Corps is in need of operational equipment that
will enable the NSCDC carry out its duties effectively.
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“We are delighted to seek bilateral relations with
EMERCOM as the facilities needed will boost our efforts in the discharge of our
duties and will greatly enhance our personnel human capacity,” said Muhammadu.
He said the technical assistance would lead to the
provision of facilities that will really aid in disaster management.
Ambassador Extraordinary, Nikolay Udovichenko, called for
the augmentation of the existing mutual relationship between Nigeria and
He also pledged his country's readiness to
assist in the training of the NSCDC officers.
- CAJ News