General Officer Commanding 6 Division Nigerian Army, Port Harcourt, Major-General O.O OLoyede has affirmed its readiness to synergize with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Rivers State Command in tackling insecurity and all activities that threaten the survival and peaceful coexistence of the people.
Oloyede, speaking while receiving the new NSCDC Rivers State Commandant, Michael Besong Ogar during a courtesy call in his office, stressed the need for inter-agency collaborations devoid of rivalry and conflict of interests in tackling insecurity across the nation.
He reiterated the need for maximum and concerted efforts by all security agencies and respective stakeholders to harness all resources and be committed to ensuring a credible, free and fair 2023 General Election in 2023.
He maintained that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps has a herculean task as the lead agency in safeguarding the nation’s critical national assets and infrastructure and gave assurance that the 6 Division Nigerian Army would continue to carry out joint operations with the NSCDC Rivers State Command, engage in intelligence sharing and also give necessary support to the Corps in order to actualize her statutory mandate and salvage the nation from vandals, Oil thieves, illegal oil dealers and economic saboteurs.
Earlier, Commandant Ogar lauded the Nigerian Army for the continuous unflinching support most especially in training and re-training of the Corps personnel, organizing civil-military interactions as a non-kinetic approach in tackling insecurity as well as leading the war against insurgency in the nation.
Ogar noted that the NSCDC overtime has achieved tremendous successes through effective collaborations and support from the Nigerian Army stating the need for stronger relationship through intelligence sharing and cooperation amongst sister agencies to enhance more achievable and meaningful results.