DCG Kelechi Madu, Head of Governance, Peace and Security United, UNDP Mr Mathew Alao with other participants.
Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, says it has successfully resolved over fifty thousand civil dispute among Nigerians from 2013 till date.
The Commandant General of the NSCDC, Mr Abdullahi Muhammadu stated this in Abuja at the closing of a workshop organized in collaboration with the United Nations Development Program, UNDP for corps peace Desk Officers and Officers of the Nigeria Police on Principles and Practice of Alternative Dispute Resolution for effective settlement of dispute.
Mr Muhammadu represented by the Deputy Controller General, DCG, Operations, Mr Kelechi Madu, noted that the move became necessary to provide a platform to share experiences among security personnel with a view to encourage global best practices in crisis management.
Head of Governance, Peace and Security unit UNDP, Mr Mathew Alao advocated the establishment of peace units in all formations of the Nigerian Police to effectively manage the community policing strategy by the force.
The Deputy Inspector General, DIG, Department of Training and Development, Force Headquarters Mr Lawal Shehu, Represented by Commissioner of Police In-charge of Inspectorate Training, Mr Daso Oruebo appreciated the NSCDC for organizing the training, and gave assurance that the force would make good use of the knowledge acquired for the betterment of the society.