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Police mark World Peace Day

22 September 2014, 07:56Augustine Osayande

Abuja - More local police officers will receive training on conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation.

Emmanuel Ojukwu, Force Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement to to celebrate World Peace Day, marked annually on September 21.

According to him, Police Family Units and Juvenile Welfare Centres will be reinvigorated to cater for the needs of hurting family members, widows, orphans, displaced persons and the vulnerable.

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"The police will pay more diligent attention to Early Warning Signs and improve response time to crises and distress calls”.

He added that the Nigeria Police restated its resolve to work assiduously for the enthronement of genuine peace in the nation.  

“As peace officers and front liners in the drive for a peaceful world, the Nigeria Police understands the dislocation and trauma that happen to families, homes, cities and businesses in the event of disturbances,” Ojukwu said.

He said the Acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Suleiman Abba, urged all citizens to embrace peace at all times and to assist law enforcement agents in the preservation and maintenance of peace nationwide.

- CAJ News

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