FORMATION OF AGAR
Agar security protection service plc was established on September 15, 2001 E.C in Addis Ababa by fulfilling the legal requirements of the country and with a vision that enable it to transform the private security protection service sector which is found at its initial phase to a better stage.
To be an accessible and preferable all-around security protection provider organization in the Horn of Africa.
To provide security protection service being supported by technology to government and non-government bodies and individuals in Ethiopia, and in conjunction with this to supply security related materials, installation, maintenance and consultancy service related with security.
Being pro-active: By organizing appropriate and strong security team in every security posts/sites, we pro-actively protect our customers from exposure and possible criminal acts.
We pay great attention to our Employees: We ensure the satisfaction of our employees by creating good working conditions and facilitating for their future development and giving them immediate and proper response to their queries/ complaints.
We provide service with loyalty and openness: We serve our customers with full loyalty and openness in accordance to the laws and rules of the country and diligently protect them from criminal acts and any threat with great responsibility and with a sense of ownership and also treat our clients with care and diligence and to be exemplary in such activities.
Continually Improving: Understanding the fast changing international and national and taking into account condition the changes which create positive and negative impacts on our service provision and being committed to change we continuously strive ensure continues improvement.
Fulfilling Social Responsibilities: We contribute to the development of the society by creating wide job opportunity and participating in national and local development activities, and whenever possible assisting the local communities with available resource to solve problems or to satisfy some needs. We are also responsible for the social impacts.
Agar is organized in such a way as to facilitate its activities and to adequately fulfill its mission by taking into account the nature of its work and the environmental conditions in this respect it has
Head Office It has main office in the center which is responsible for managing and coordinating all activities of the organization. This in turn is divided into 3 main sectors and 15 main departments, 5 special support departments and 20 minor departments.
Addis Ababa city and its environs security coordination zones There are four zone which coordinate security sites in Addis Ababa and its surrounding and one diplomatic coordinator all in all this zone coordinates more than 539 sites.
Branch Offices in the Regional States There are 6 branch offices and 5 medium control centers which coordinate more than 370 different sites in the major and medium cities and industrial zones.
Management and Staff
Agar is a major frontline security service provider in the country. It is managed and staffed by hundreds of people from the ministry of defense and the police force who have worked in different fields with high responsibilities and with vast experience and exposure to security protection business. There are also hundreds of workers with up to second degree of education. In addition the institution has thousands of security guards with rich experience who worked in different security posts.
Facilities The institution has 24 offices which are equipped with the necessary modern equipments and products of technology which enable it to conduct its business with competence and efficiency.
Security Ordnance Agar has much security ordnance in kind and quality which help to manage and control the security activities without interruption for 24/7. At present the institution has 17 vehicles with good stand which facilitate the control activities, many radio communications and mobile and fixed phones.
Users of our Service (Clients) The number of our customer is increasing from time to time. The following are the current users of our service.
"My five security guards make a very good team. I would therefore, like to request that they are kept on as a team my residence for my successor, Mrs. Tamara Vleminckx her family, who will replace me from August 18 onwards. I would like to thank you for the efficient guards I had the pleasure of knowing over the past four years. "
"We currently deploy security guards from Agar Protection Plc and we also use their patrolling service to check the
security guards on duty. During these years of working together, we found Agar Protection’s service to be highly professional, consistent, responsive and proactive.
We don’t have hesitation in recommending Agar Protection PLC to anyone who wants to associate with them. "
"I certify that the services rendered by AGAR Protection Service PLC are to our satisfaction and we recommend them as a good security service provider. "
"Agar Protection Service Plc has been providing a security service to Addis International Bank S.C. Since Sep. 3/2012. During its tenure in service with our Bank, the company has been delivering the service at the service level standard of the bank and to our satisfaction. "
"We hereby would like to express our great gratitude for the strong support and assistance from the Agar Security company
and your esteemed African Union Commission to our China Technical Team for African Union Conference Center Project.
CREC Addis Ababa Mieso Railway Project To the best of my capacity, I have found Agar Protection Service PLC. To be one of the best security companies that is more reliable in the trade. "
"It has been observed that Agar’s services are with high integrity, trustworthy, supportive, help to manage risks and beneficial to securing property, The company is also immensely serving the nation’s development sectors. We would like to take this opportunity to say thank you for Agar Protection Service PLC’s employees and management for the support we have been provided. It is our pleasure to continually doing business with Agar. "