NSCDC Vows To Support Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University In Stepping Up Security Across The Campus

The Anambra State Commandant of Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Maku Olatunde has vowed to give maximum security support and cooperation to Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State, towards strengthening the security architecture in the University.

The NSCDC state helmsman gave the assurance on Wednesday when he received in audience the Acting Vice Chancellor, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State Prof. Kate Azuka Omenugha at the State Command Headquarters Awka. He stated that the NSCDC holds the university in high esteem hence his willingness to partner and consolidate on the existing cordial relationship.

Maku said NSCDC as the lead agency in the federal government ‘Safe School Project’, is working tirelessly with all stakeholders including other sister security agencies to provide security for staff and students as well as property of all educational institutions.

He assured the Vice Chancellor that the NSCDC, the lead agency statutorily responsible for protecting all critical national assets and infrastructure (CNAI) would intensify security surveillance in the institution to ward off criminals, adding that the Command shall provide all the necessary support to bring forth premium security standards within the university premises.

Earlier, Prof. Kate Omenugha, the Acting Vice Chancellor, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Anambra State solicited a robust external security presence of NSCDC in the institution.

She commended the State Commandant for his support to the University, which necessitated her visit to sustain the existing relationship between the NSCDC and COOU.

Prof. Omenugha appreciated the State Commandant for his tireless efforts in restoring peace to Anambra residents.

“NSCDC has always been our dependable partner, this visit therefore is in line with my desire to strengthen the existing bonds between us,” she said.

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