Lagos NSCDC Commandant, PRO bag Awards of Excellence


The Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State command, Commandant Eweka Douglas Okoro was Sunday, 26th September, 2021 honoured as the Most Outstanding Commandant in the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for the year 2021 by the Cornel Media Consult (CMC) Africa Awards of Excellence at the Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja, Lagos State.

This is contained in a statement signed by ASCI Aboluri Oluwaseun Olumide, NSCDC Lagos State Public Relations Officer and made available to NAOSRE.

According to Olumide, the Commandant was graciously selected and invited by the CMC Gladiators group to receive the award on the CMC Gladiators group’s 5th Awards Edition which had historically and remarkably the presence of media icons, government functionaries and legislators from across the country and people from different walks of life in the nation and abroad.

The Commandant was ably represented by Deputy Commandant Daniel Apeh, the Head of Department, Crisis and Disaster Management, NSCDC Lagos State Command, who received the award on his behalf.

Commandant Eweka was also honoured in conjunction with the Public Relations Officer of NSCDC Lagos State Command, Assistant Superintendent of Corps I (ASCI) Abolurin Oluwaseun Olumide as the Most Outstanding Public Relations Officer in the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps for the year 2021 in public speaking and image making amongst several array of successful stars, professionals, entrepreneurs, public servants and accomplished iconic personalities from different walks of life.

Responding, the Commandant seized the opportunity of the 5th Edition of the CMC Awards celebration to sincerely appreciate the convener and the founder of the CMC Africa Awards of Excellence and CMC Gladiators group, Ambassador Cornel Udofia and the Planning and Organizing committee of the award for his selection and invitation for such an award at this significant time in the annals of the nation’s history.

The Commandant vowed his unflinching commitment to ensuring that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos State Command will continue to improve upon the existing and laudable security architecture of the state by synergizing with the military, Police, security agencies and all relevant stakeholders and the good people of Lagos state to ensure quality delivery of optimal safety, protection and security of lives and property.

Photo: L-R: Representative of the Commandant, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Lagos State Command, Deputy Commandant Daniel Apeh and the Public Relations Officer, NSCDC, Lagos State Command, ASCI Aboluri Oluwaseun Olumide displaying their awards at the CMC Africa Awards ceremony in Lagos on Sunday.

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