An officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Assistant Illiya Ibrahim of the Gwagwalada Division, Abuja, has been dismissed for participating in the looting of COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse the area.
The dismissal of the officer was announced by the Media Assistant to the Commandant General NSCDC, Ekunola Gbenga, in a statement that was made available to journalists in Abuja.
According to him, the Commandant General Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has made the approved the recommendation of the Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of Illiya. This comes after a recommendation was given after the officer was charged under the public service rule. Ekunola said;
“This disciplinary measure was taken after series of investigations and deliberations by the junior disciplinary committee and recommendations were made to the management,”
The CG also appreciates officers and men of the Corps including members of the public who have provided useful information that has helped in assisting the Corps in identifying unfit individuals within the ranks for appropriate action.
He concluded by tasking the personnel to remain committed, resolute and firm in the discharge of their duties.