As the threat to live and properties increases day by day, the need for proficient security services provider becomes more imperative. SECURITY MONITOR’s Wale Abideen scoops private security services providers in Africa and file in this report about an organization that treats clients in a manner that surpasses expectations.
With its latest cable protector called EW COP, CARDINAL SECURITY SERVICES LIMITED is undoubtedly creating a unique niche for itself in the ranks of private security companies across the globe. The EW COP, according to Raymond Obaji, the company’s General Manager, is an early warning protection devices that secured cables from theft and vandals. “It is alarm system that is geo-located which sends an alarm after identifying a human blood” Obaji noted as he maintained that the gadget could not be found in any other company in Africa except Cardinal Security Services Limited is at the moment the company whit such feat.
“We do not have rival as far as far security service provision is concern in Africa. We have moved from analog to digital ways of providing security services. We do not only provide guards with latest technological devices we also have GUARD COP for monitoring of our guards on patrol. We attached a device to our guards’ clothes and any where they go the GPRS could locate them from our control room” Obaji, who seats at helms of affairs in the company’s Headquarters in Lagos told SECURITY MONITOR.
Cardinal Security Services Limited,CSSL was first incorporated in August 2005 by a team of security practitioners and investors. Right from the drawing board the main vision and objective of CSSL founders has been to make a difference in the provision of security solutions and training to the client in a manner that would surpass expectations. CSSL has partnered with the biggest names in security training worldwide in a bid to bring global standard security services to Nigeria; the have invited experience, state-of-the-art technology and professionalism of the foremost security training institutions in the world.
The company provides Technical Security Application. Cardinals’ team of experts provides support to businesses in the provision of electronic security measures such as CCTV, Alarm systems specialist search and protective equipment. Mobile and static guards and police personnel can back up this electronic equipment
Cardinal Security’ online service and text messaging service provides daily weekly and monthly analysis of Nigeria. City Brief offers an in-depth reference to Nigeria. For longer-term assessments and detailed forecasts, clients commission specific reports on a country, region or topic. CSSL in-house team of analysts is supported by a network of retained correspondents.
The company provides Investigation, Due Diligence Checks and Vetting. It makes available on request professional body-guards who are well trained in Marshall arts with without Arms and Ammunition depending on client’s need.
CSSL also provides special escort services for clients who work in rigs and volatile locations where kidnappings and hostage taking are rampant. The company partakes in kidnap and ransom management, hostage negotiations and rescue of clients, plus provides up-to-date information through all the phases of our negotiations till the rescue mission is completed.
The company also provides special escort services for clients who work in rigs and volatile locations where kidnappings and hostage taking are rampant.
Other services provided by CSSL include security guards to client locations on contract basis. Such guards may be uniformed or non-uniformed depending on the needs of our clients.
A Security Consultancy Company, CSSL advises organizations on developing and implementing an overall corporate security strategy. In particular, it advises organizations how to reduce the risks to their people, information and physical assets. When the threat to business is particularly acute, Cardinal Security deploys specialist security co-coordinators to operations such as mines, construction sites or oil installations.
A CSSL Crisis Response operation is unrivaled. If a client fall victim to an acute crisis such as an abduction or product extortion, Cardinal Security will immediately deploy a consultant to advice on negotiation strategies and liaise with local law enforcement. The company’s role in this regard is strictly advisory: CSSL do not intervene. Cardinal Security has handled over 800 such crises and is a leader in this field.
Cardinal Security Services provides the following security gadgets and services with a maintenance fee contract for client homes and offices or as need be;
Alarm Panic Buttons
Guard Monitoring and Management Devices
Metal Detection/Scanning Door
Communication and Tracking Equipment
Real Time Vehicle Tracking and Fleet Monitoring
Control Room Set-Up Ext
CSSL has a service called Meet-And-Greet and Airport Protocol. This is Special and Detailed Country Briefings for New Arrivals in Nigeria. This service is to convey and escort visitors (usually expatriates) from the airport to hotels or private residences, provide escort services for the duration of their stay or as need be and also provide such services on their return.
The winner of SECURITY EXCELLENCE AWARDS from the prestigious QUALITY SUMMIT in the United States of America, U.S.A the organization also won Security Excellence Awards finalist position twice in 2012 and 2013.The company has branches across African continent.