FESCO PROFILE

An authentic name in electronic security

VISION

Our vision is to be a World-Class Security and Risk Management company while operating a standard Security management system.

 

MISSION

Our mission is to meet the needs of our clients by providing security consultancy services. We aim at building an organization where quality is paramount; Security of lives and properties is our priority.

 

OUR PROMISE

  • We strive to deliver 100% customer satisfaction from the first introduction to the final hand-over.
  • Meet client’s requirement at all times.
  • Maintain a clean and risk free environment.
  • Provide a total commitment to all details.

 

OUR VALUE

  • We embrace and foster leadership in every aspect of our business through customer satisfaction.
  • We believe that standard of Health, Safety and environment are integral elements of efficient security management objectives and these contribute to the operational efficiency and overall company profitability.
  • We understand that our staffs are foundation of our business. We are dedicated to providing an environment that attracts, motivate and develops individuals and encourages corporative efforts at every level and across all company activities. We create and implement a succession/career progression program that clearly articulates corporate expectations and maintain development program for each employee.

 

 

MANAGEMENT TEAM

 

MAJOR GENERAL CHRIS GARUBA (rtd.)

Major General Chris Garuba was born on 8th April, 1948 in Ipole Otukpa, Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State.

 

He attended St. Michael’s Secondary School Aliade, Benue State between 1962 and 1966 for his secondary education. He did higher School (Jan-Aug, 1967) at St. John’s College, Kaduna before enrolling at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, for the 3rd regular Combatant course on 15th August, 1967. He was commissioned on 15th March 1970 into the Nigerian Army. In between his regular military assignments, Chris Garuba attended the following academic institutions: Cameron University, Lawton, Oklahoma, USA (1974-75), University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma USA (1975-78) where he bagged a B.Sc (Hons) degree in Meteorological, and University of Jos, Nigeria, where he got an M.phil Degree (1981) in political Science (International Relations and Strategic Studies). In 1982, he was appointed a fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (FRMETS). He is also a fellow of the institute of management and Technology. In 1996, he was appointed as a member of the vision 2010 committee.

 

In the military arena, Chris Garuba attended the following courses: Troop Commanders Course at the Royal School of Artillery, Larkhill, England (1971); Field Artillery Officers advanced Course, USA Army Artillery and missile School, Fortsill, Oklahoma, USA (1972-73); Ballistic Meteorology and Target Acquisition Course (USAFAS), Fortsill, USA (1974); Command and Staff College, Jaji (1978-79); Attachment to the defence Services Staff College, Wellington, India (1981); Regimental Battalion Commander’s Course, Jaji (1983) Self-propelled Artillery (155mmSP) Course, Jos Nigeria (1984); and senior Executive Course at the national Institute for policy and strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, Jos (SEC11,1989).

 

Since his commission into the Nigerian Army, Chris Garuba has held the following appointments: Commanding Officer, Artillery Regiment; Chief instructor, Artillery School, Director, Army Logistics and plans, Army Headquarters, Lagos (1979-80) Directing School Senior Division, command and staff College, Jaji (1981-83) where he was awarded an additional symbol of psc dagger (+) in recognition of his excellent performance as a Directing staff, Brigade commander, 34 self-propelled Artillery Brigade (1983-85); military Governor Bauchi State (1985-88); Colonel General Staff, Directorate of Army operations and Training Army Headquarters Lagos (1990-1993), General Officer Commanding, 82 Division, Nigerian Army and member of the Armed Forces Ruing Council (1990-1993); Chief Military Observer, United Nations Verification Mission in Angola (UNAVEMII) between July 1993 and February 1995. Force commander and Chief Military Observer of UNAVEM III (February 1995- October, 1995); Chief of Defence Research, Development policy and planning (1995-1996) and former Commandant, National War College, Nigeria and former Member of the Provisional Ruling Council (PRC).

 

In the past years, he has received the following awards and honours Forces Services Star; Defence Service Meddal; Nigerian Crisis Service Medal; Independence Medal; Silver Jubilee Medal; Member, National Institute, and United Nations Service Medal.

 

Engr. FESTUS EMMANUEL OKPARA

Managing Director/Chief Executive

 

Festus Emmanuel Okpara is a business Magnet. He has successfully managed and directed the affairs of FESCO SECURITY SERVICES LIMITED till date. He is a member of the prestigious Institute of professional Security. He also has a professional Diploma in Security Management and Technology, Fellow International Institute of professional Security (FIIPS), a member of Abuja Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture.

 

ALH. A.A KHALID

Director, Special Duties

 

B.Sc Engineering Ahmedu Bellow University (ABU) Zaria, M.Sc System Engineering, Oracle University California, United State of America, Former Chief Engineering, NNPC Porthacourt Petrochemical Refinery, Deputy Manager Nigeria Agip oil Company Porthacourt. Member, NSE, MMO, COREN, ISE. CEO Plantinum Oil & GAS.

UADIALE EBOH FRIDAY

Director Safety & Acuity

 

B.Sc Botany (UNIJOS), PGD Environmental Pollution and Control (FUTOTO), M.Sc Environmental Health Management (Public Health Option) Akintola Bolevard University of Technology Ogbomosho, former Industrial Safety manager PACK.IECK, Jos. Consultant AEPA, parks and Recreation Department, Polar Sciences Ltd CEO Rholuffiel Integrated Services Ltd.

 

MAJOR HASSAN BALAWA (Rtd)

Director of Operations

 

Major Hassan holds a Diploma from University of Jos and Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna. He is the director of operation of Fesco Security Services Ltd

 

COMRADE CLEMENT KELVIN OGOLEKWU

Operations Manager

 

He holds B.Sc in Entrepreneur & Business Management. He has worked with many corporate organizations which included NNPC/PPMC Kano Depot. He has attended Institute of Industrial Security & Safety of Nigeria and several Security Training and Workshop.

 

BARR. COSMAS OKPARA

Legal Adviser

 

He is Company’s Lawyer

 

SAMUEL OTACHE

Supervisor

 

He holds a higher National Diploma in Banking & Finance. He has attended several courses/workshop in security strategy.

 

Engr. FELIX O. WATT

Electrical/electronic Engineer

He holds a final City & Guilds of London, Intermediate City & Guilds of London in Electrical/Electronic.

 

Trained in UK by CUBB ALARM London as electronic Security system engineer, he worked with CUBB Nigeria and S.E.M/Safety Equipment Manufacturing Ltd as Installation engineer and has acquired over 35 years of experience in security equipment installation  

MANAGEMENT TEAM

MAJOR GENERAL CHRIS GARUBA rtd
Major General Chris Garuba was born on 8 April, 1948 in Ipole Otukpo, Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State. Chris Garuba obtained hid secondary school education in 1966. enrolled into Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in 1967 and was commissioned on 15 March 1970 into the Nigerian Army. In between his regular military assignments Chris attended different Institutions to improve his military career including University of Jos, Nigeria where he got an M. phil Degree (1989).

In the military Arena Chris apart from different courses he attended, he was appointed to lead and serve in different capacities including Military Governor, Bauchi State (1985-88). Due to his excellent performance, Chris Garuba was honoured with different Medal awards.

MR FESTUS E. OKPARA
Managing Director/Chief Executive

Festus Emmanuel Okpara is a business magnet. He has successfully, managed and directed the affairs of Fesco Security Services Ltd till date. He is a member of the prestigious institution of professional Security. He also has a professional Diploma in Security management and Technology. Fellow, International Institute of professional Security (FIIPS)

ALH. A.A. KHALID
Director, Special Duties

B.Sc ENGINEERING, ABU ZARIA M.SC SYSTEMS ENGNEERING, ORACLE UNIVERSITY, CALIFORNIA, USA. former Chief Engneer, NNPC Portharcourt Petrochemical Refinery, Deputy Manager, Nigeria Agop Oil Company Portharcourt.

UADIALE EBOH FRIDAY

Director Safety & Acuity

B.Sc Botany (UNIJOS), PGD Environmental pollution and control (FUTO), M.Sc Environmental Health Management (public Health Option) Akintola Bolevard University of Technology Ogbomosho, former Industrial Safety Manager PACKJECK. Jos.

MAJOR HASSAN BALEWA (Rtd)

Director Operations

Major Hassan holds a Diploma from University of Jos and Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna.

MR. CLEMENT KELVIN OGOLEKWU

Operations Manager

B.Sc Entrepreneur and Business Management National Open University, Abuja. He has worked in different corporate Organizations including NNPC/PPMC Kano depot.

BARR. COSMAS OKPARA

Company’s Legal Adviser

MR. SAMUEL OTACHE
General Supervisor
Higher National Diploma in Banking and Finance

ENGR. FELIX O. WATT
Electrical/Electronic Engineer
Holds the final city & Guilds of London, Intermediate City & Guilds of London in Electrical/Electronics. Trained in UK by CUBB ALARM London, as electronic Security systems Engineer.