Civil Defence reportedly ongoing in Corps

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The Corps had however denied severally that its recruitment exercise will not happen anytime soon.

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It has emerged that the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) may have embarked on a mass recruitment of personnel secretly.

According to Daily Trust, which cited inside sources, there is internal crisis in Civil Defence due to the sharing formula of slots. Some top officials are said to be at loggerheads with the Commandant General, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu.

It was gathered that things became heated after Muhammadu gave 10 slots to each of the 36 states commandants while the Deputy Commandant General (DCGs) who form part of his management team got one slot each.

The Corps had however denied severally that its recruitment exercise will not happen anytime soon.
Report said that most of the names have been compiled while the Corps is set to issue out appointment letters soon.

“The letters would be backdated several months and payments likely to be made. The newly-recruited are to be deployed in the states,” Daily Trust quoted the source to have said.
The spokesperson of the NSCDC, Emmanuel Okeh, however denied any rift within the leadership if the Corps and refuted the recruitment reports.

“We hear a lot of information about recruitment going on at the Corps, but we don’t take it serious again because we have come to realise that it is the desperate move of people to get employment that had led to people alleging that the Corps was employing.
“We are neither employing now nor doing replacement,” Okeh said.

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