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Senate Committed To Peace And Security Of The Nation – Senator Lar

Danjuma Lar

To stem the trend of insecurity in Nigeria, the Senate has reiterated its commitment to measures that would guarantee the peace and security of lives and properties in country.

The commitment was expressed yesterday by member of Senate Committee on Interior, Sen. Danjuma Lar at the Passing Out Parade/ Commissioning of Cadets of Peace Corps for Osun state command at the NYSC Orientation Camp, Ede, Osun State.

Commending the outstanding performance, discipline and dedication the cadets showed in their display during the programme Lar urged them to be peace ambassadors in their various communities.

Senator Lar said government is aware of the need to get youths in the country productively engaged, saying PCN is one of the avenues this can be done.

Also speaking at the event, House of Representatives’ committee Chairman on Interior, Hon. Umar Farouk, expressed the readiness of the House of Representatives to pass the bill seeking to establish Peace Corps of Nigeria, PCN, presently pending before both legislative chambers.

The bill for an act establishing the Peace Corps of Nigerian has passed through the second reading at the House of Representatives and presently at the public hearing stage.

Farouk who is the sponsor of the bill, said public hearing on the bill will be held by first week of April and reinstated the commitment of the lower chamber to pass the bill into law as soon as possible.

In his remarks, Osun State governor, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, said men and officers of Peace Corps have been partnering with his administration in handling security across public secondary schools in the state.

As part of measures to cement the relationship, the governor, who was represented by the permanent secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr Sunday Olajide, said office of the secretary to the state government recently issued a directive that all schools in the state must cooperate with the corps.

 

The post Senate Committed To Peace And Security Of The Nation – Senator Lar appeared first on Nigerian News from Leadership News.

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