About Ahmed Abubakar Audi, The New Commandant-General Of The NSCDC

Ahmed Abubakar Audi

In this article, we'd be seeing a few information you will love to know about Ahmed Abubakar Audi PhD, the new Commandant-General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC). President Muhammadu Buhari recently approved the appointment of Ahmed Abubakar Audi PhD, as the new Commandant-General of the NSCDC, a paramilitary institution in Nigeria that is commissioned to provide measures against threat and any form of attack or disaster against the nation and its citizenry.

According to Wikipedia, the primary function of the NSCDC is to protect lives and properties in conjunction with Nigeria police. This makes it one of the vital para-military institutions in Nigeria.

Following the recent announcement, Ahmed Abubakar Audi will be taking over from Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu who has been in the seat since 2015.

Present and Past Substantive CGs In NSCDC

• Abiola Atunramu (Commandant General from 2004 to 2005)
• Dr. Adewale John Abolurin OFR, PSC+ (Commandant General from 2005 to 2015)
• Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu (Commandant General from 2015 to 2021)
• Ahmed Abubakar Audi (Commandant General from 2021 till date)

About Ahmed Abubakar Audi

Ahmed Abubakar Audi emerged as the top best candidate out of those that went through the transparent selection process initiated by the Ministry of Interior through the Board to ensure that the most suitable among the top-ranking officers in the service was appointed to replace the out-going CG.

Following the appointment, the Minister of Interior and Chairman, Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Board (CDCFIB), Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola has congratulated the new appointees. 

He also called on them to ensure full implementation of the mandate of their services as well as to ensure synergy with other security agencies in the country with the view to providing efficient internal security services and citizenship integrity for Nigerians and foreigners alike in line with the policy thrust of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration.

Ahmed Abubakar Audi hails from Nasarawa State. He is a devoted Muslim and is happily married with children.

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