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Gov Okowa To Declare The South-South Conference Of National Councillors Forum On National Security In Asaba

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Gov Okowa To Declare The South-South Conference Of National Councillors Forum On National Security In Asaba

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is expected to declare open, a two days conference of the National Councillors Forum of Nigeria South-South Zone in Asaba, the Delta state capital.

According to a statement by the Zone’s Chairman, Hon. Pudiya Biakpara, the theme of the epoch making conference scheduled for October 15th and 16th to 2019, is “National Security enhancing Local Government compliance as effective tool for security management at the grassroots.

Hon Biakpara, also the Majority leader of the Burutu Local Government Legislative Arm, stated that the state of the nation’s security will be discussed at the conference, and the councillors, being the closest to the populace at the grassroots will be given basic security background training in crime management and detection as well as conflict resolution techniques, by seasoned speakers drawn from blue chip security agencies.

” The overriding objective”, according to Hon. Pudiya Biakpara, “is to expand the frontiers of the Councillors participation in curbing the persistent security challenges in their localities.

The Chairman South-South Councillors Forum underscored the relationship between national security and national unity, stressing that this is clearly in line with Governor Okowa’s ” Stronger Delta” vision which aims at building the State through the bottom top strategy which aims at stronger grassroots foundation.

Hon Biakpara added that at the end of the two days conference, a communique which is expected to broaden the security knowledge base of the grassroot lawmakers across the South South States of Edo, Delta, Rivers, Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa and Cross River, respectively, will be issued.

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