From Tunde Rahman, Lokoja
The Sole Administrator, Ajaokuta Steel Company, Engr. Sumaila Abdul-Akaba, has described the security of life and properties as basic component to the social and economic developments of any society.
He said no organisation can succeed without adequate security of life and property.
He urged the staff of the industry to be security conscious at all times in order to protect themselves against any forms of security challenges.
Abdul-Akaba stated this at a two-day security seminar organised for the management, supervisory staff and security personnel of Ajaokuta Steel Company by Duniya Agencies Nig. Limited (Management and Security Consultants) in collaboration with Lexinium Global Intellectual Consortium.
The Sole Administrator noted that the concept of the seminar was to enlightened the staff on the need to be security conscious to enable them save guard their lives and the properties of the giant steel industry.
“It is pertinent to note that security problem cannot be resolve in a day, but through this type of seminar, workshop and programmes the staff will be acquainted with the basic knowledge of providing self-security to safe and protect their lives,” he said.
While urging the workers of the company to always apply the knowledge gained from the seminar in their day-to-day activities in the company, the Sole Administrator, assured that the management would not relent in it’s effort at ensuring that every forms of security challenges that can disrupt activities in the company will be tackled.
He thanked the management of Duniya Agencies Nig. Limited and Lexinnium Global Intellectual Consortium for the seminar.
The Managing Director, Duniya Agencies, Alhaji Ahmed Adoke, in his speech urged Nigerians to imbibe the spirit of self-policing in ensuring that the right things are done at all time.
“In the face of security challenges like the type we are passing through of recent, it becomes our responsibility as individuals to use our discretion to stop those encouraging insecurity,” he said.
Mr Japa Muhammad Idris who presented a paper titled, “security consciousness in Ajaokuta steel company” urged stakeholders, the academia, government at all levels to bring on board strategies that will check general insecurity in the Ajaokuta area.
He urged the staff and the host community to be vigilant and synergize on how to tackle the criminals in their midst.