The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has deployed Mr. Iskil Makinde as the new commandant of the Lagos State Command.
The Media Officer to the new commandant, Chief Supritendent of Corps (CSC) Lanre Kareem, made this known in a statement he made available to newsmen on Monday.
Kareem said that Makinde until his new posting was in charge of Edo Command of the NSCDC.
According to the statement, Makinde assumed office on Aug. 24 following a posting order dated Aug. 17 from NSCDC national headquarters, which was with immediate effect.
It also stated that the new Lagos commandant took over from Commandant Adeyinka Ayinla, who also had been posted to Edo.
“The new Commandant on arrival was received by his predecessor in office, Commandant Ayinla, who advised him to continue his good services in Lagos State,” the statement said.
Following the development, Commandant Makinde in a statement pledged to justify the confidence reposed in him.
He also thanked the Corps Commandant General (CG) Abdulahi Gana for his kind gesture adding that he would work harder to further bridge the gap between the public and his agency.
Makinde advised the Command’ s personnel to be dutiful always and warned that the command would not tolerate any act of corruption and indiscipline from its officers.
NAN reports that prior to the recent appointment, Makinde had served as the Deputy head, NSCDC National anti-Corruption and transparency Unit, Abuja.
He served as the Store Officer at the national headquarters and as one-time Administrative staff Officer in the Commandant General’s (CG) office in Abuja.
He equally served as the Provost, College of Security Management,(CSM) in Abeokuta, Ogun.
Also, he served as the NSCDC Commandant of Kebbi State Command in 2016 and in 2017 he became the Corps Commandant of Edo command.