NSCDC Dismisses Officer Who Looted COVID-19 Palliatives In Abuja

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NSCDC Dismisses Officer Who Looted COVID-19 Palliatives In Abuja - Vantage News Nigeria
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The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) has dismissed a staff, Illiya Ibrahim, seen on video looting COVID-19 palliative in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

In a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by Media Assistant to the Commandant General NSCDC, Ekunola Gbenga, Ibrahim was dismissed following recommendation of the Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee set up to investigate the issue.

Ibrahim was seen on video looting some COVID-19 palliatives discovered by hoodlums in Abuja. The video has since gone viral.

According to Ekunola, “This disciplinary measure was taken after series of investigations and deliberations by the junior disciplinary committee and recommendations were made to the management.”

NSCDC Dismisses Officer Who Looted COVID-19 Palliatives In Abuja - Vantage News Nigeria
Amateur image of Ibrahim looting COVID-19 palliative

The statement read in parts, “The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps has punished a Corps Assistant Illiya Ibrahim of the Gwagwalada Division Abuja by dismissing him from the service in relation to the looting of Covid-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

“The Commandant General Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu has approved the recommendation of the Junior Staff Disciplinary Committee for the dismissal of Illiya Ibrahim of the Gwagwalada Division for joining hoodlums in looting Covid-19 palliatives discovered in a warehouse in Gwagwalada, Abuja. The recommendation was given after the officer was charged under the public service rule which is related to unbecoming conduct of officers.

“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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