Boko Haram France to partner Prison Service in fight against terrorism

He said with terrorism gradually becoming a global phenomenon, there was need for exchange of training programmes and capacity development.

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Nigeria Prisons Service PRO,  Francis Enobore

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Mr Gérard le Mer, Interior Security Attache to the Embassy of France in Nigeria, has pledged to partner with the Nigeria Prisons Service (NPS) in the fight against terrorism.

Le Mer made the pledge on Wednesday in Abuja when he paid a courtesy visit to Controller-General of the NPS, Mr Ja'afaru Ahmed.

He stressed the need for collaboration with the NPS in order to share and compare notes on radicalisation and necessary counter narratives aimed at fighting terrorism.

He said with terrorism gradually becoming a global phenomenon, there was need for exchange of training programmes and capacity development.

Responding, the NPS boss, Ja'afaru Ahmed, thanked the envoy for the visit and emphasised the need for global partnership to defeat terrorism.

He called for ‎relevant training opportunities especially in the various prisons training schools.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the new security attache has been visiting security agencies in Nigeria in a bid to deepen security collaboration between both countries.

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