The Jigawa Commander of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Danjuna Muhammad, tasked his newly trained personnel in handling weapons with professionalism.
This is contained in a statement signed by the command's public relations officer, Badaruddeen Tijjani, in Dutse on Tuesday.
Muhammad explained that all newly recruited personnel were trained in rigorous training in weapons handling and shooting techniques to enhance their capabilities in safeguarding communities and upholding peace and security across the country.
He said the command praised the dedication and commitment shown by the trainees throughout the training program.
He stated: “The command emphasizes the importance of continuous skill development in maintaining law and order within its areas of jurisdiction. The commander reiterated the corps' unwavering commitment to equipping its personnel with the tools and knowledge necessary to effectively perform their duties.
“The Weapons Handling/Firing Training, held at the esteemed College of Peace and Disaster Management, Babbar-Ruga, Katsina, provided participants with comprehensive instruction on firearms safety, marksmanship and tactical proficiency.
”The trainees proved to be proficient in the handling and use of a variety of firearms, ensuring that they are well prepared to face any challenge encountered in the line of duty.”
He further extended his gratitude to the instructors and staff of the college for their professionalism and dedication in delivering the training experience.
He also commended the graduates' commitment to upholding the core values of the NSCDC, including integrity, professionalism and service to the nation.
The commander expressed confidence in the capabilities of the personnel and urged them to continue striving for excellence as they embark on their respective missions across the state.
He highlighted the vital role that personnel would play in maintaining peace and security, urging them to maintain the highest standards of professionalism at all times.
Thanking the state government for its logistical and financial support towards staff training, he said the NSCDC would remain steadfast in its duty to safeguard the lives and properties of Nigerians.
“The personnel will contribute significantly to the noble cause of serving as pillars of strength and guardians of our collective well-being,” he added.