The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has dismissed an officer Corps Assistant Illiya Ibrahim of the Gwagwalada Division, Abuja, for participating in the looting of COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in the area.
A statement by the Media Assistant to the Commandant General NSCDC, Ekunola Gbenga, in Abuja, said the Commandant General Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu approved the recommendation of the Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of Illiya.
The recommendation was given after the officer was charged under the public service rule.
He explained that the disciplinary measure was taken after series of investigations and deliberations by the junior disciplinary committee and recommendations were made to the management.
The CG appreciates officers and men of the Corps including members of the public for providing useful information that assisted the Corps in identifying unfit individuals within the ranks for appropriate action.
He tasked the personnel to remain committed, resolute and firm in the discharge of their duties.