2021 International Peace Day: DG IPCR Urge Military Chief and Citizens to take Responsibility for Insecurity
As Nigeria unites with the world to commemorate this year’s International Peace Day, the Director-General of the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution, IPCR, Dr. Bakut Tswah Bakut, has urged military chiefs and citizens to join hands together in taking responsibility for the current security situation in the country.
In the same vein, Acting Director Information Management, Department of Civil-Duty Affairs Nigerian Army, Col. Ogunsanya Kayode, defined peace building as a continuous process that involves the efforts of government, military, paramilitary agencies working in line with an established desire to ensure good governance, human security reconciliation, reconstruction and the rule of law.
Explaining further, he said “Forces that form essential roles in the general process of peace building with each agencies focusing on responsibilities secluded to their national mandate. This ensures a simultaneous and professional approach towards improving existing peace.
“To this end, the contribution of our security forces towards peace building in any environment includes the physical security of lives and property as well as other statutory roles. The Nigerian Army in particular will continue making efforts to make peace in all areas affected by insecurity.”