NSCDC Fires Officer
The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) fires officer who was captured partaking in the palliatives loot in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
The officer was identified as Corps. Assistant Illiya Ibrahim of the Gwagwalada division.
On Monday, hoodlums attacked a warehouse said to be COVID-19 palliatives warehouse and looted foodstuff kept in the building.
Meanwhile an onlooker made a video that captured Illiya taking his share of the COVID-19 palliatives loot.
This consists of three bags of rice and ingredients in a carton that could not be made out from the video.
The video made rounds on the internet which led to the dismissal of the officer from the Corps.
Ekunola Gbenga , the Media Assistant to the Commandant General of the NSCDC,Abdullahi Gana Muhammadumade a statement.
He said that Illiya was dismissed because he joined in the looting of palliatives, conduct that was unbecoming of officers in the Corps.
His statement read,
“The recommendation was given after the officer was charged under the public service rule which is related to unbecoming conduct of officers.
“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 appreciates officers and men of the Corps including members of the public for providing useful information that has continue to assist the Corps in identifying unfit individuals within the ranks for appropriate action.
He tasked the personnel to remain committed, resolute and firm in the discharge of their duties”