Oyo NSCDC Command has rewarded it’s late officers with cash gifts.
9Janewshub.com.ng reports that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Oyo State Command on Tuesday gave out cash gift to families of the late officers who died during active service.
In his address during the presentation of the cash gift at the Command’s Headquarters, Agodi Ibadan, the Corps Commandant, CC. Michael Adaralewa disclosed that it is important to always carry along the families of the fallen heroes in other to give the serving ones the hope that serving their country will not be in vain.
Commandant Michael Adaralewa according to a press statement signed by the Command Public Relations Officer, Olusegun Oluwole called on other commands both military and para-military in the country to also imbibe the spirit of giving to their fallen heroes,noted that such gesture will go a long way to ease the suffering their families are going through and as well increase the trust and confidence of those alive to serve their country better.
Adaralewa maintained that NSCDC officers and men to do more in discharging their statutory duties to the country, stressing that the nation demands 100% loyalty, discipline and absolute dedication to duty from them, he assured them of better welfarism safety is our top priority.
The statement further maintained that the Corps Commandant appreciated the families and friends of the NSCDC personnel. Stressing that their prayers, love and emotional support, have facilitated the commitment and focus for services they are rendering for the masses. He pleaded for more support and such prayers so they can do more for the society.
He however urged officers and men of the Command to eschew any behaviour that could tarnish their honour and dignity as a corps, noted that they also need to cater for their loved ones as a responsible officer.
The head of Armed Squad Unit of the command and brain behind the initiative of giving back to the families of officers from the unit, Superintendent Oloniyo Bright commended the state commandant and the management team of the corps for supporting the idea of honouring, remembering and supporting the departed armed personnel who died during active service to their fatherland.
Some of the beneficiaries of the cash gifts who are wives of the late officers includes late Omikunle Sunday, Olukayode Olusegun, Atilola Jacob, Adetunji Yinka, Abdul Rasak Moshood and Oyewole Segun.