Obaseki cautions against undesirable competition, urges cooperation to further develop security

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has cautioned against undesirable contention among security organizations in the state, encouraging for expanded coordinated effort between the public authority, security outfits and neighborhood networks to handle wrongdoing and instability in the state.

Obaseki gave the charge when he got the new Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Mr. Samuel Dan, who was on a kindness visit at the Government House, Benin City.

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The lead representative said, “We realize that your men on ground are restricted and something that lead to progress is cooperation and having the option to work with local people. They are individuals who figure out the territory; you need to depend on them for quality insight.

“You just came into the express; regardless of how quick you have learned, you couldn’t actually understand the territory better than the people who are brought into the world here. For you to have the option to work with them, that common regard should be there.

“That believe that you have come to help them should be immediately assembled, and any feeling of contention won’t come. We appreciate great working associations with other security organizations, including the police, and Department of State Services (DSS) and the NSCDC and we will like that to proceed.”

He further noted, “When you are presented on work in Edo, your most memorable obligation is to Edo individuals and you then report back and say that this is what’s going on in Edo. You have an agro officer and they need to comprehend how we are getting our backwoods.”

“We will keep on working together with partners to guarantee powerful assurance of lives and property in the state. We will put forth attempts to safeguard people, associations, organizations, gatherings and networks against any type of danger,” Obaseki guaranteed.


Prior, the new Edo NSCDC Commandant guaranteed the lead representative that he would collaborate and relate with other security organizations as well as partners to further develop security in the state.

He said, “Without this joint effort, we may not succeed, and we realize that this participation starts with significant organization with the public authority and different partners.”

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