Saturday, 18 January 2020

Security agency seeks collaboration with youths to curb crimes


The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Anambra State Command has urged youths to collaborate with law enforcement agencies to help curb the rising increase of crime in the state.

The State Commandant Mr. David Bille said this recently at the maiden Nkpor students and youth symposium in Idemili North Local Government Area.

Mr. David who was represented by the Head of Intelligence and Investigation Department Mr. Eme Ugwuogo Ude  while delivering a lecture on "Security" said it behooves on youths who are integral organ of the society to partner with  NSCDC and other vital agencies to fight crime and criminality.

"If youths should join hands with security agencies, crime such as armed robbery, kidnapping, vandalism, cultism, human trafficking and militancy will be reduced to its barest minimum".

Similarly, addressing participants on " Cultism and Criminality, Trends and Dynamics and the Ugly Consequences " the Deputy Superintendent of Police Special Anti - Cultism Squad Enugwu - Ukwu Mr. Azeez Nuhu  said cultism was taking toll on all facets of life thus, affecting social, economic and political activities of society.

He however called on the Judiciary to ensure that those who engage in practicing, promoting and financing cultism were brought to justice.

Earlier in his remark, Clark Anambra State House of Assembly Hon. Pius Udoh noted that the symposium was organized by Nkpor Caretaker Committee  to help solve prevailing vices amongst youth.

According to him crime and criminality was bound to strive where there was population explosion in most populous community. 

In his vote of thanks, the coordinator of Maiden Nkpor Students and Youth Symposium  Mr. Chukwuanu Okagbue maintained that the  symposium was targeted at bringing youths together to educate and enlighten them on progressive ways to curb crime.