As part of efforts to succeed following his assumption in office, Niger state Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Dr. Elijah Etim Willie (PhD) has called on religious bodies in the State to continue to pray for security agencies to succeed in the fight against insurgency.
The State Commandant said when he paid a familiarization visit to the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) Niger state chapter in Minna that the Corps needs intensified prayers to succeed.
While calling for more synergy to succeed as the new State Commandant, Willie said the Corps has regards for religious bodies and will continue to synergize with the Christian Association of Nigeria to ensure it achieves peace in the State.
“We believer in prayers, Nigeria believes in faith, we are a godly nation and the security agencies need the prayers.
“So, I have come to CAN to ask for cordial synergy and for them to back us up spiritually with prayers for a successful tenure and for the safety of our men who are caught across the twenty five local government areas of the state.
In his remarks, Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, Most Rev. Dr. Bulus Dauwa Yohanna who was represented by his Vice, Pastor Ibrahim Ezekiel assured the Commandant and his men that the Body will continue to synergize with them and support them with prayers.
Climax of the visit was a prayer session for the safety of men, successful activities of the NSCDC and other security agencies in the state.