DFID trains 70 vigilance members in Jigawa




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DUTSE – Justice for All (J4A), an arm of Department For International Development (DFID), commenced a four-day training for 70 members of Vigilante Group in to provide in state.
J4A Programme Officer, Mrs Valkamiya Ahmadu, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse that training was to build the capacities of the members of the group in providing to the communities.
Ahmadu explained that local communities were often neglected in terms of provision of , hence need to strengthen such .
She said that the training was management, recruitment strategies and planning as well as .
According to her, human right is an important element in the society and there is need for them to be educated such.
“The training will equip them on how to respect the individual’ right and also educate them on their own right while performing their duties.
“In carrying this voluntary service, they must comply with the rules and regulations that cover international standard and national law on .”
The officer said that similar exercise had been conducted in Kano, , Niger, Kaduna and the Federal Capital Territory.
In his remarks, the state Commander of the vigilance group, Mr Usman Jahun, commended DFID for the gesture, noting that the training would their service delivery to the people.
Jahun said that the vigilance group had been working with other security operatives in providing security in the state.
He commended Gov. Sule Lamido for his support and cooperation to the group in ensuring security in the 27 local areas of the state. (NAN)