Security: Speaker Ayambem Assures Collaboration with NSCDC

The Speaker of the Cross River State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Elvert Ayambem has assured the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) of proactive measures to reduce vandalism in the state. He gave the assurance during the NSCDC courtesy visit to the State House of Assembly on Tuesday.

Rt. Hon. Ayambem stated that the proposed changes and concerns brought before him would be channelled to the Executive Governor of the State, Sen. Prince Bassey Edet Otu for consideration.

“With Sen. Prince Bassey Otu as our Governor, things are even more promising. He is the people’s Governor, and we are committed to making Cross River State safer,” Ayambem explained.

The Speaker also promised to provide immediate support, to effectively channel obstacles, and to improve the NSCDC’s working conditions by drilling a solar borehole at the state command to supply water.

During the meeting, Speaker Ayambem received congratulations from the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Cross River State Command, led by Commander Charles Brown. He highlighted the importance of the State Assembly in society and suggested working together to raise awareness of citizens’ shared responsibility for security.

“We came here to congratulate you on your election as the speaker of the 10th assembly. We also came to partner with the 10th assembly because of its vital role in society. We can use members of every constituency to reach out to every nook and cranny of the state to preach that security is everyone’s business,” stated Charles Brown.

The NSCDC’s achievements in maintaining security within the state, particularly the Anti-Vandal unit’s success in combating oil theft. Brown sought the support of the House of Assembly in further efforts to eliminate criminal activities.

Matthew Okache
Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker

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