BRIEF HISTORY OF STATE COMMANDANT ABIA STATE COMMANDANT
Dr. Benito Eze – the 9th State Commandant of NSCDC Abia State Command, was born into the royal family of Ezenwa in Mgbowo-Awgu Local Government Area of Enugu State. He is married to Pst. (Mrs.) Florence Eze and they are blessed with children.
Dr. Benito Eze attended the University of Ibadan where he studied Industrial Physics before proceeding to the University of Nigeria, Nsukka for further studies. He graduated from the University of Nigeria Nsukka with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery Certificate.
He has attended various security courses in Nigeria, Switzerland, Israel and the United States of America. He is a Veterinary/safety and security consultant with over twenty-two years working experience in administration, security, environmental, public health safety services.
He belongs to several professional bodies; one of which is being a Fellow of the Corporate Administrative Institute of Nigeria, to mention but a few.
As gentleman officer of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, he has served in various capacities which include: being Head of Disaster Management Department, Head of Search, Rescue, Resuscitation and Rehabilitation Department, Head of Training Department and also, the Head of Operations Department; all in Niger, Rivers and Katsina States.
At a State Commandant, Dr. Benito Eze served in Rivers State Command at acting capacity, State Commandant in Cross River State Command, Edo State Command and currently the 9th substantive Commandant of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abia State Command.
Dr. Benito Eze as the 9th State Commandant of the Corps in Abia State Command, has left no officer and men of the Corps with no doubt of his intention to turn around the lots the State Command. His open-door policy gives all officers and men the opportunity to approach him with ideas and recommendations towards the effective performance of the Corps. Also with regular management meeting and meetings with heads of departments and heads of units, information sharing has become a routine thus, there is a regular cross fertilization of ideas in Abia State Command of the Corps.