Ahmed Audi has been appointed as the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) while Haliru Nababa mni was appointed the Controller-General of Nigeria Correctional Service (Prison).
The appointments were confirmed in a statement on Thursday afternoon by the Director, Press and Public Relations, of the Ministry of Interior, Mohammed Manga.
The Senate today confirmed the appointment after Buhari sent his name for ratification and further screening after going through a transparent selection process through the Board.
The Press release reads thus;
Ministry of Interior (@MinOfInteriorNG) February 18, 2021
“Furthermore, President Muhammadu Buhari has also nominated Haliru Nababa mni, as the new Controller-General of the @CorrectionsNg, subject to the confirmation of the Senate in line with the provision of the new Act establishing the Nigerian Correctional Service 2019.
“The Minister of Interior and Chairman, Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Board (CDCFIB), Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola who congratulated the new appointees, called on them to ensure full implementation of the mandate of their services as well as to ensure synergy with other security agencies in the country with the view to providing efficient internal security services and citizenship integrity for Nigerians and foreigners alike in line with the policy thrust of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.”