THE Provost of St. Peter Cathedral, Aremo, Ibadan The very Reverend Adebiyi Adewale PhD, has called on officers and men of the Nigeria Security And Civil Defence Corp, Oyo State command to ensure maintain integrity and good work as they combat crime as this is the only way to to continue enjoy the confidence of Nigerians.
The Cleric gave this advice during the thanksgiving service to mark this year’s World Civil Defence Day held at St Peter Cathedral Church, Aremo, Ibadan.
He admonished the officers and men to shun _eye service_ but work conscientiously towards protecting lives and properties in the nation and love fellow countrymen and protect all irrespective of class, creed or ethnic group one belong.
He commended the NSCDC for the theme chosen for this year _”Civil Defence and a first aider in every home”_ which serves as a reminder for everyone to be conscious of first aid anytime in their home as he also encourage the congregation to learn about first aid and to have first aid box in their home.
In his remark, the Oyo State Commandant Alhaji Iskilu Akinsanya appreciated the men of God, the members of St. Peter Cathedral, Aremo for the commendation, prayers, encouragement and support given to the NSCDC Oyo State Command.
He promise on behalf of all officers and men of Oyo State Command not to renege on their promise to protect lives and properties in Oyo State and Nigeria, as the unity of this country is sacrosanct to all.
ICDO celebration is an annual event being observed by all Civil Defence organisations across the world.