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Defence corps seek partnerships to fight crime

29 January 2016, 08:30Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) is aiming to enhance partnerships with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, NSCDC Commandant General, specifically asked for EFCC’s support in delivering its core mandate of protecting critical infrastructure and national assets.

Muhammadu stated this in Abuja during his visit to the Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu.

The NSCDC leader said he was at the commission to congratulate Magu on his appointment as the nation’s anti-graft executive.

Also Read: Army pledges to support NSCDC’s operations

"We welcome you to office and wish you the best of luck. I don’t envy you at all because I know that it is a difficult job but I wish you the best of luck," Muhammadu said.

He lauded the excellent relationship between his agency and the EFCC

In his response, Magu thanked his guest for the visit and commended the professionalism of the NSCDC.

He offered to continue to support the agency.

The EFCC executive also used the opportunity to request the NSCDC’s assistance in the protection of some seized assets especially in the Enugu zone.

- CAJ News

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