Hilary Kelechi Madu has been appointed the Acting Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC).
Hilary Madu, who was promoted Deputy Comptroller-General (Operations) of the NSCDC in July 2017, takes over from Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu whose extended tenure of six months expired today.
Mr Gana officially handed over to Madu who is the most senior officer in the corps at a brief ceremony in the Abuja office.
The Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana, has bowed out of service, following the expiration of his tenure on January 17, 2021.
Recall that the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, had extended Mr Gana’s tenure by six months when his tenure expired in July, 2020.
DAILY NIGERIAN gathered that in the early hours of Monday, Mr Gana handed over the mantle of the NSCDC leadership to the DCG Operations, Kelechi Madu, at the corps headquarters, Abuja.