NIPSS Alumni Convenes National Dialogue, Stakeholders’ Meeting Over Insecurity, 2023
The Alumni Association of the National Institute (AANI) has concluded plans to convene a national dialogue on national unity, with a view to proffer solutions to the vices of ethnic agitation and insecurity, affecting the country.
President of the association, and former Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Dikko Abubakar, stated this in Abuja on Thursday, during a press conference on the forthcoming ‘Annual General Meeting and Conference of the Alumni Association’.
AANI is an association of eminent Nigerians that attended the Senior Executive Course (SEC) at the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Plateau State, since the establishment of the Institution in 1979, to date.
The former IGP, said their AANI is deeply concerned over the noticeable divisive tendencies among the components of Nigerian society, armed violence, economic difficulties, and heated political space that have created social tension, loss of lives and widespread fear over the future of the country.
He further disclosed that their alumni association intends to convene a stakeholder meeting ahead of the 2023 election, to sensitize both politicians and electorates on the need to focus on issues and voting into office credible leaders during the next general elections.
Ex-IGP Abubakar said: “Our association is always available to partner with government and all stakeholders to tackle challenges through promoting a comprehensive strategy that would stabilize the polity and promote a proactive agenda for the overall development of the country.
“This year’s AGM is therefore scheduled to take place in Abuja, Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria, from Friday 4th to Saturday 5th March 2022.
“Realising the importance of peaceful and harmonious co-existence among Nigerians and to further encourage same, we will start this year’s AGM with a Peace Walk at the Central part of Abuja tomorrow, Friday 4th March 2022 from 6.00-7.00 am.
“The starting and ending point is the Old Parade Ground, Garki, Abuja. There will be a Cocktail Party later in the evening for all members at the Swimming Poolside of Nigerian Air Force Conference Centre, Abuja, from 7.00-8.00 pm.
“On Saturday 5th March 2022, the association will conduct its AGM for 2022 at the Main Conference Hall of the Nigerian Air Force Conference Centre, Abuja, starting from 9.00 am.
“We shall also take reports and deliberate on critical National issues, especially security and review our Constitution during the meeting.”
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