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NSCDC Dismisses Officer Involved In Looting Of COVID-19 Palliatives In Abuja

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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has dismissed one of its officers who partook in the looting of COVID-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

The officer who has been identified as Corps Assistant Illiya Ibrahim attached to Gwagwalada Division, Abuja, was seen in a viral photo carting away looted palliatives.

However, in a statement issued on Tuesday night, Ekunola Gbenga, the Media Aide to the Commandant General NSCDC, Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, disclosed that Ibrahim was dismissed for joining the hoodlums in looting the COVID-19 palliatives.

“The recommendation was given after the officer was charged under the public service rule which is related to unbecoming conduct of officers,” Ekunola noted in the statement.

“This 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 has continue to assist 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.”

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