Security operations: Sheriff Deputies Records Outstanding Performance
.Bags Award of most innovative security company in Nigeria
.Calls for community policing
By Udeme Clement
After 21years of blazing the trail in private security operations in Nigeria, ‘Sheriff Deputies Limited’ a top private security company with over 10,000 work-force, has been bestowed with the prestigious Award of the most Innovative Security Company in Nigeria for its outstanding performance.
The Award presented to the Company by the Editor-in-Chief of National Impact , attracted journalists from both print and electronic media in Lagos, as well as security experts, who described Sheriff Deputies Limited’ as the most efficient in private security services in Nigeria.
Financial Business, which captured the programme in Lagos yesterday, learnt that Sheriff Deputies Limited’ offers consulting and training services to a wide range of Clients, spanning through the oil and gas sector, banking, manufacturing, retail and private industries, as well as over 13 Universities across Nigeria.
Professionally, the Company has affiliations with reputable organisations, such as, Society of Security Practitioners of Nigeria, SSPN; Institute of Industrial Security and Safety of Nigeria, IISSN; Nigeria Institute of Training and Department, NITAD; and American Society for Industrial Security, among many others.
Moreso, for 21 years of operations, Sheriff Deputies has remarkable records in providing training, consultancy and enterprises risk management solutions across the security industry. The Company has gone a long way in savaging a lot of security challenges in the country, with proactive work-force made of experienced officers, as well as risk management professionals who have distinguished themselves in both private and public organisations.
Financial Business gathered that Sheriff Deputies, which has become a super brand in Nigeria today, was incorporated in September 19, 1997 and commenced operations fully in 2000 fiscal year. Since then, the Company has been blazing the trail in security services across various States in Nigeria with indelible imprint on the sands of time.
Speaking while receiving the Award on behalf of the Company, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of Sheriff Deputies, Dr. Island Anyasi, explained that the Company after incorporation carried out an in-depth study of the market and prepared adequate logistics support before starting operations fully.
The CEO said, “Our mission is to add value to the business of our Clients, provide superior quality security services, using the best people, techniques, equipment and rendering delightful business returns. At Sheriff Deputies, we work as a team and our values include integrity, humility, diligence and innovation”.
“We appreciate the recognition given to us as the most innovation security company in the country and would continue in sustaining excellent service culture at all times”.
Also speaking, the Head of Business Development, Sheriff Deputies, Mr. Basil Okereafor called on government to put measures in place for community policing in the country.
He stressed that community policing if well coordinated would be effective in nipping crimes on the bud and would ensure security consciousness among people in all parts of the country, including rural communities.
In his remarks, the General Manager, Administration, Sheriff Deputies, Mr. Okem Ukwamedua, revealed that the Company operations with a large security network in Lagos, Akure, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Warri, Asaba and other parts of Nigeria, providing excellent security services to over 600 Clients.
This is segment-One. Watch out for segment-two of the report on, ‘interactive session between top managers of Sheriff Deputies and Journalists on vital security issues in the country