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Workshop for security agencies in Anambra ends in Awka

By Sunny A. David, Awka
Anambra State Government says it will not relent in upholding the fundamental human rights of the citizenry through training and retraining of security agents.
Governor Willie Obiano stated this while declaring open a two day workshop for law enforcement agencies in Awka.
The seminar was organised by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, (NDLEA), Anambra State Command in conjunction with the State Ministry of Justice supported by Governor Willie Obiano.
The two day workshop, tagged “a seminar on law enforcement in the twenty first century” had in attendance officers from the Police, Prisons, immigration, Federal Road Safety Commission, NDLEA and Ministry of Justice.
Governor Obiano represented by the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Dr. Uju Nworgu, said the seminar is an avenue for training security agents to perform better in their
work places.
According to her, the administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015, which is the focus of the training, is essential for the enforcement of law, as it teaches enforcement agents what should be done, how to do it and when it should be done.
The Anambra State Commander, NDLEA, Mr. Sule Momodu in a remark, charged security officials to be the agents of change in their different offices as it will go a long way in correcting the decay in
the society.
Speakers on the occasion include a University Lecturer, and Professor of Law, Kenneth Nworgu, who did an overview of the administration of Criminal Justice Act 2015, and the Assistant Director Training, NDLEA National Headquarters, Barrister Abdul Momodu who dwelt on command control and responsibilities.
Other speakers are, the Commander Prisons Arms Squad, SP Magnus Ukaegbu who harped on the need for reforms in Nigeria Prisons Service, Jamal Musa of the Federal Road Safety Corps, the HOD Legal, Nigeria Civil Defense Corps, Japat Okafor, the Divisional Traffic Police Officer Ogidi Police Station and SP Blessing Akudu who all blamed problems of the society on the attitude of the people.
The seminar continues Thursday with more topics including “Anti Torture Law Act 2017” and “Crime Scene Management” among others.

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