In continuation of his familiarization tour of Sister Security Agencies in Anambra State, the State Commandant of NSCDC, Mr Vincent Ogu, on Wednesday, 7th July 2021, visited the Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, and the State Controller of Nigeria Correctional Service.
In his speech at the Federal Road Safety Corps, the NSCDC Commandant stated that the visit was to introduce himself to the Corps Commander having obtained briefs from his predecessor on the harmonious working relationship existing between both agencies.
He assured the Sector Commander of the Command’s cooperation more in partnering with FRSC in crash reduction on the high ways for safer motoring environment in the State.
Responding, the State FRSC Sector Commander, Adeoye Irelewuyi, thanked the NSCDC Commandant for the visit which, according to him, will strengthen the existing relationship between FRSC and NSCDC.
He enjoined the State Commandant to continue to lend a helping hand to FRSC whenever the need arises to ensure a safer motoring environment in the State.
At the Controller of Corrections office, Mr. Vincent Ogu extended his desire to flourish the existing relationship between the NSCDC and NCS.
He informed the Controller that the task of maintaining peace, stability and protection of lives and property of Ndi Anambra and residents alike in all the nooks and crannies of the state depended largely on the harmonious inter-agency relationships among the Security Agencies.
In his response, the Controller, Nigerian Correctional Service, Mr. Patrick Chukwuemeka, appreciated the efforts of NSCDC in the provision of necessary operational support and joint collaboration to the Service.
Mr Patrick who described the inter-agency collaboration among NSCDC and NCS in the State as top-notch noted that there has always been eagerness among agencies to assist each other in achieving the objective of securing the state.
Similarly, the State Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Mr Vincent Ogu, also visited the Comptroller, Immigration Services in his office.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Ogu reaffirmed his determination to partner with the Immigration Service under the same Ministry of Interior to curb the menace of human trafficking and smuggling of migrants.
He emphasised on the importance of synergy among all the relevant agencies in combating trafficking in persons and smuggling of migrants from one source to another through robust Intelligence, networking and synergy.
On his part, the Comptroller of Immigration, CIS AD Eche, applauded the familiarization visit which, he noted, came at the right time, and affirmed that part of their core mandate is dealing with migration management.
He further acknowledged that no government agency could enforce migration laws alone, thereby accepting the need for close synergy with NSCDC to achieve the maximum results.
Mr Eche acknowledged that the collaborative efforts of all the Security Agencies in the state will help reduce crime to the barest minimum.
The State Commandant was accompanied on the triple visit by some management staff of the Command, while highlights were group photographs, exchange of souvenirs and signing of visitors’ register.