U.S donates equipment to NSCDC in Borno

U.S donates equipment to NSCDC in Borno

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 6:46 pm


The U.S. Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) has donated 100,000 dollars equipment to the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Borno State Command.

The U.S. Embassy said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja.

The embassy said that the equipment was to assist the NSCDC Borno Command in improving its administrative effectiveness in providing safety and security to the residents of the state.

It stated that equipment consisted of a 40 KVA Generator, first-aid kits and assorted electronic equipment was commissioned by the NSCDC Commandant General, Muhammadu Abdullahi.

INL Country Director James Jewett II, explained that the U.S. government was committed to assisting the security agencies in Nigeria in building their capacity to better serve the citizens of Nigeria.

“INL values the relationship we have developed with the NSCDC and we look forward to assisting them further with training and equipment,” he said.

According to him, INL is responsible for the development, supervision, coordination, and implementation of international narcotics control and criminal justice activities for the U.S. Department of State.

“INL’s Office of Africa and the Middle East (INL/AME) and the INL Section at Embassy Abuja (INL/Nigeria) provide policy guidance and develops, executes, and monitors programme to address the full range of criminal justice issues as they relate to rule of law and stabilization activities in Africa and the Middle East, including Nigeria,” he said.

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