The commandant- general, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Abubakar Ahmed Audi commended the LEADERSHIP Awards, describing it as a mark of distinction and dignity. The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) named LEADERSHIP Government Agency 2022;
NSCDC was carefully selected by the media company and would be honoured at the LEADERSHIP Conference and Awards 2022 ceremony in Abuja on January 31, 2023.
Dr. Audi said he would dedicate the award to his team that had worked tirelessly to the Corps around. He said the award would inspire him to work harder, noting that, among other achievements, he was particularly proud of theinsurance policy for service members and the payment of outstanding salaries and benefits.
Speaking while receiving the top management team of LEADERSHIP Group Limited, led by the Editor-In-Chief/Senior Vice Chairman, Mr Azu Ishiekwene, accompanied by the Group Managing Director, LEADERSHIP Group, MuazuElazeh, who visited him to present the letter of notification of the award in Abuja, Dr. Audi described the award of Government Agency of the Year 2022 bestowed on the Corps as a mark of distinction that will help them live to their billing.
He expressed delight that the LEADERSHIP Government Agency Award nomination has further placed the NSCDC as torchbearers’ that should be emulated by other government agencies added that the meritorious recognition accorded them by the most influential Newspaper in the country, will not only renew their vigour but unveil more commendable activities and exploits by his gallant men and officers.
He said the agency’s nomination is a call to contribute more to the growth of Nigeria. He also applauded the paper for understudying their giant strides and considering them for what he termed as a prestigious award.
LEADERSHIP Group Limited’s Editor-in –Chief, Azu Ishiekwene, who presented the nomination letter to the Corps boss, Dr. Audi Ahmed explained that the NSCDC was found worthy of the award following visible and verifiable evidence of improvements in the quality of its leadership and service delivery, especially in the last one year.
Mr. Ishiekwene explained that the LEADERSHIP 2022 Award, which is the 14th in the series of awards, is in pursuit of the desire to carry on the legacies and traditions upon which LEADERSHIP Newspaper was established 22 years ago by Mr. Sam Nda-Isaiah.
He said, “Mr. Nda-Isaiah believed was the duty of the press to hold public officers to account, and also to encourage modelling of excellent service through public recognition of their efforts.”