Conflict resolution NSCDC trains Katsina Command operatives in peace
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps organized a training session for its personnel and officers across 34 divisional offices within the Katsina State Command.
CSC Abdulkadir Umar (the facilitator) stated that the Peace and Conflict Resolution training was designed to help improve service delivery.
Umar stated that the PCR was one of several Key Performance Indicators used by the Ministry of Interior to assess the performance of the Corps and other international actors.
He stated that the training was in keeping with the Commandant General’s mantra of rejigging and revitalising, revamping. resuscitating the NSCDC for better service delivery.
The National Headquarters Abuja organized the session to educate the public about PCR and the adoption of the Alternative Dispute Resolution Method.
“The Session serves as an important tool to keep command personnel informed about the latest trends in ADR, an important non-kinetic tool for conflict resolution.
He said that “among the key issues discussed are the modus operandi for the PCR across various formations from National Headquarters down to desk officers at divisional offices as it tackles the complexities surrounding conflict settlement.”
These complexities include conflicts between Farmers/Herdsmen, debt recovery, interpersonal conflicts, domestic crises, and land disputes.
He also urged participants to work with sister agencies and other stakeholders on conflict resolution.
He stated that security agencies, traditional authorities and religious leaders, as well as community associations and civil societies organizations, should discuss issues of mutual interest and peaceful coexistence.
Mohammed Sanusi, the State Commandant, asked participants to pay attention to all issues and to follow the operational guidelines and code of conduct.
He also praised the initiative taken by CG Ahmed Abubakar Audi to organize such a capacity-building program, in order to increase the capabilities of the Command’s Officers and Men.