With Support from the Nowergian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Collaboration with Ekiti State Government and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) organised a two day training for security providers, CSOs and community organisations on Early Warning, Early Response and Conflict Prevention
The recent Endsars Protest Coupled with the level of insecurity in the country necessitated the surge for measures to being under control the security level in the country. Ekiti state has had its own shares of violence beginning from the farmer-herder clashes, cultism, kidnapping, ritual killings just to name a few.
The training occured in the 20/21st of November 2020 at Inspiration Hotels, Moshood Road Ikere Ekiti. Participants present at the training included Federal Road Safety, DSS, Amotekun, NSCDC, government representative, Correctional Centre, Civil Society Organisations ( GRIP, BROSHCAD, LAPDO, JDPI)and government representatives.
The training centres on the mechanism, components of early warning and early response and the techniques involved in conflict analysis, management, prevention and solution. Conflict is a part of human life and as such ways must be found to mitigate the consequences and as much as possible prevent such from escalating into violence.
The facilitators comprised of Dr. Faleti Stephen from the University of Ibadan, Dr. Mamman and Miss. Olutoyin.