The United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNESC), has assured of its readiness to bring together Government officials, academics, diplomats, Civil Society Organizations, Journalists amongst to address the security challenges in the country.
UNESC said, the synergy among the stakeholders would definitely bring stable security situation and improved the socioeconomic and well being of the citizens, while also calling for Community Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI).
Prof. Olumuyiwa Babalola who is the newly appointed Special Advisor to UNESC on Community Peace and Development asserted this during his visit to Femi Adesina, Media & Publicity Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari and Chairman Senate Committee on National Security and Intelligence, Sen. Dr. Ibrahim Abdullahi Gobir in Abuja.
According to him, the aim of the collaboration is to explore ways in which stable and sustainable security and peace can be achieved in all the six (6) Geo political zones in Nigeria.
Babalola also assured that he would commit to defending the mission and vision of the UNESC, which according to him is to impacting the lives of communities, designing policy recommendations in areas of conflict mitigation.
He however, assured of rehabilitation and reintegration of those associated with violent extremism as well as facilitating and supporting peaceful elections, and sharing strategies on peace and stability in Nigeria.
In his part, Femi Adesina applauded the new UNESC Special Advisor for his assiduous, countless initiatives and humanitarian work to improve the working relationship with the Federal Government of Nigeria.
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