NSCDC: Imam Takes Over as New Commandant of Akwa Ibom State
Akwa Ibom State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has received a new state Commandant. He is Commandant Adam Yusuf Imam PhD.
He takes over from Commandant Suleiman Ibrahim Mafara who has been redeployed to NSCDC National Headquarters, Abuja.
The official handover of the command took place on Friday, January 27 2023 at the state headquarters in Uyo.
Speaking to officers shortly after the takeover, Comdt Imam stated that “I am here to carry out the mandates of the corps as enshrined in the NSCDC ACT 2003 and 2007 (Amendment Act). I cannot do it alone. So, I need your support to succeed and justify the confidence reposed on us by the federal government and Nigerians”
He thanked his predecessor for his invaluable contributions and service to his fatherland in Akwa Ibom State, while pledging to bring fresh zeal and vigour to actualizing the mandates of the corps.
Comdt Adam Yusuf Imam holds a PhD in International Relations from the Ambrose Ali University, Ekpoma (2019). He bagged his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and Administration from Usmanu Dan Fodio University, and his Masters degree in International Relations from the University of Abuja.
A native of Ankpa LGA in Kogi State, Comdt Imam joined the corps as a pioneer staff in 2005 and has grown through the ranks, serving in various capacities in different states including: Kogi, Nasarawa, Niger and Zone B headquarters, Kaduna State before his elevation to the rank of Commandant of Corps and subsequent deployment as the 14th State Commandant of NSCDC in Akwa Ibom State.
He is happily married with children.
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Report By: PRNigeria.com